School says teen can't be prom queen

A Texas teen wanting to become the next prom queen has one minor problem. His school says it can't happen because he's a male. 

According to ABC News, Coy Villasenor is an openly gay teen, and says he is being discriminated against. Now he's out to change school policy. 
Coy associates himself with being more feminine than masculine, which is why he wanted to run for prom queen. 
At first the teen was told there would be no problem, but then the school said he was only allowed to run for prom king.
"It's completely wrong and my friends, family and selective teachers were extremely upset about it," says Coy. 
The school is now defending it's policy in a letter, stating it protects equal access for male and female students to get a spot on the prom court. 
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