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Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Joins Demi Lovato at AMAs

Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Joins Demi Lovato at AMAs

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Pop singer and activist Demi Lovato brought Virginia Delegate-Elect Danica Roem (D-13th) of Manassas with her as a guest to the American Music Awards, Sunday night.

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Roem Beats Marshall in Virginia’s 13th District

Roem Beats Marshall in Virginia’s 13th District

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Democratic candidate Danica Roem has beaten 11 term Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall in the 13th district, making her the first transgender person in a state legislature.

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Transgender Bathroom Use Becomes Focus During School Board Citizens’ Time

Transgender Bathroom Use Becomes Focus During School Board Citizens’ Time

| June 8, 2017 | 1 Comment | Education

Although the vote adding LGBTQ students and staff to Prince William County Schools nondiscrimination policy [Policy 060] is not up for a vote until June 21, many residents got an early start on speaking out against it at the most recent school board meeting.

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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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