A Virginia Teacher Was Put On Leave After Opposing New Rights For Trans Students

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2021
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A Virginia elementary school teacher is suing the Loudoun County School Board after he was suspended following comments he made against a proposed new policy that would expand rights for transgender students.

Byron Tanner Cross, a physical education teacher at Leesburg Elementary School in Leesburg, Va., said during a May 25 public meeting that recognizing a student's gender identity — if different from their sex assigned at birth — goes against his religious beliefs.

"I love all of my students but I will never lie to them regardless of the...

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