The news of Governor Youngkin’s “Model Policies On The Privacy, Dignity, And Respect For All Students and Parents In Virginia’s Public Schools” has many of us feeling angry, scared, and uncertain. Below are a few resources that might be helpful right now. Most importantly, know that you are seen and LOVED.
The Trevor Project provide information & support to LGBTQ young people 24/7, all year round. Call, text, or chat anytime you need support at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help/. Explore the Resource Center at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/resources/.
Transgender students and their families and friends, you can find the LGBTQ resources that Gov. Youngkin recently pulled from the Virginia Department of Health website at https://equalityvirginia.org/resources.
FCPS’s page for LGBTQIA+ Student Resources and Supports The link to Regulation 2603.2 which provides gender-expansive and transgender students with an equitable, safe, and supportive school environment is broken but it can be found here.