Michael Brown: The Hoax that was Too Close for Comfort
The bad news is that it was so close to reality, most readers took it seriously, and it was only after I read a few paragraphs into the article that I realized it wasn't true.
New Urban Legends
Origins: On 7 November 2013, the National Report published an article positing that a Maryland middle school had recently held an "LGBTQ Appreciation Day" event for which children were required to cross-dress and portray a "variety of other gay archetypes": Parents in the town of St. Leonard, MD were aghast after learning what the staff at Heritage ... (more)
Anniversary: Daugherty's celebrate 50 years
Children of the couple are Michael Daugherty of California, Md., Kevin Daugherty of St. Leonard, Md., Julianna Young of Sanford and the late Suzanna Xavier.
UPDATED: Middle school students forced to cross-dress? What the wha-?
UPDATE: Thanks to the help of several commenters, it seems clear this is a hoax.