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Prince William Supervisors Declare June ‘LGBTQ+’ Pride Month

Prince William Supervisors Declare June ‘LGBTQ+’ Pride Month

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Tuesday June 26, National Pride Day brought a win for the LGBTQ+ community in Prince William County as the Board of County Supervisors voted 5-3 to make June Pride Month for the county.

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Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

After much debate, the Prince William County School Board passed the amendment to its non-discrimination policy, Policy 060, adding the language of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protective groups.

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PWCS to Create Task Force to Consider Adding LGBTQs to Equity Policy

PWCS to Create Task Force to Consider Adding LGBTQs to Equity Policy

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board passed a motion to have the superintendent create the framework for a task force composed of community members to solicit input on issues arising from the proposed revisions to include LBGTQ people to their nondiscrimination policy.

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Prince William School Board Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Policy

Prince William School Board Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Policy

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

After nearly six hours of citizen’s time, the Prince William School Board voted to table to the motion to update non-discrimination policy 060 to include “sexual orientation and gender identity” to the second board meeting in June 2017.

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Sawyers Eliminates Trans Bathroom Issue from LBGT Non-Discrimation Amendment

Sawyers Eliminates Trans Bathroom Issue from LBGT Non-Discrimation Amendment

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Chairman Ryan Sawyers announced that he plans to eliminate bathroom and locker room issues from the “sexual orientation and gender identity” amendment to PWCS’s non-discrimination policy.

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School Board Majority Wants Amendment to Protected LGBT People

School Board Majority Wants Amendment to Protected LGBT People

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Residents are split as to whether Prince William County Schools’ should add protection for gay and transgender individuals to its nondiscrimination policy; however, more school board members seem to be in favor of the amendment than not.

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Comfort Cases Founder Rises Above Backlash Aimed at Family

Comfort Cases Founder Rises Above Backlash Aimed at Family

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Comfort Cases, a charity based in Maryland and Prince William County, which provides backpacks, pajamas and personal hygiene items to foster children, has recently become the focus of a national debate, bringing the charity into the limelight.

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