(CBSNEWS) — OMAHA, Neb. - The University of Nebraska at Omaha has named its royal homecoming pair, but don’t call them king and queen.
The school has joined a growing number of other schools around the county that are moving to gender-neutral homecoming courts to be more inclusive of transgender students. The trend appears to be part of a larger national dialogue that erupted after a series of so-called “bathroom laws” and other pieces of anti-LGBT legislation were introduced in statehouses nationwide.
UNO administrators supported the change to dub the school’s homecoming winners as “royals,” CBS Omaha affiliate KMTV reports.
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