A joint work session Tuesday between Gloucester supervisors and school board members saw a recent video made by school board member Darren Post become the subject of attention.
In the Facebook video made by Post, he criticizes recent policy changes made by the Gloucester County School Board related to transgender students. In the video, he claims that the policies would allow for students who identify as transgender to share bathrooms and other private spaces with cisgender boys and girls. He claimed the policies do not protect students from the possibility of harm caused by other students of differing gender orientations.
At the start of the meeting, school board chair Robin Rice took a moment to address the video. She pointed to two factors that led to the recent policy changes. The first factor, she said, was the law passed by the General Assembly last year that requires the fair treatment of transgender students, requiring every Virginia school system to adopt nondiscriminat...
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