Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Asheville school board’s first trans member resigns

after making history First transgender person to serve on Asheville school board, Peyton O’Connor He decided to resign due to various personal reasons.

When did Peyton O’Connor resign from the Asheville School Board?

So, members of the Asheville City Board of Education, Peyton O’Connor announced his resignation from the board on December 5., She alleged that an anti-LGBTQ group carried out the attacks during the public comment period.

comments of o’connor She has been misunderstood on several occasions as being a transgender woman. According to eyewitnesses on 16 November O’Connor was criticized To tear up a letter given to the board to inform parents, school board members and local clergy if teachers plan to allow ‘indigenization teaching’ into the school system.

o’connor She is the first trans member of the board and one of the few who is part of a school body on the board North Carolina.

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Why did Peyton O’Connor resign from the Asheville School Board?

According to a report, the group is located in Arizona, Alliance Defending Freedomrepresented by the local clergy Ronald Gates, This is what would have happened in the event where Peyton was criticized.

a) yes, O’Connor said he decided to resign from the board on December 5.After a “dispute” at a meeting on 16 November, his resignation became effective immediately.

“Tonight I made the difficult decision to resign from the Asheville City Schools Board of Education. While board work has never been easy, it truly was a labor of love for me. Unfortunately, over the past two months, a local minister, Ronald Gates (of Greater Works Church 1)…began attending our meetings and reviving fascist rhetoric designed to promote the destruction of the LGBTQIA+ community. Tried,” said O’Connor in a Facebook post.

Will Peyton O’Connor Take Legal Action Against The Religious Order?

o’connor She was appointed to the board in March 2021 and could have remained in the position until at least 2024, but decided to resign to take the matter to legal precedent.

“In light of that, I have decided to step down, so that the fight can be taken elsewhere,” he said. I didn’t make that decision lightly,” Peyton said at the December 5 meeting.

thus, Peyton O’Connor Decided to resign from his post to take legal action of other nature against whoever would be responsible.

In the coming weeks, the woman will inform what movements she has taken to continue her fight against the community LGBTQ+.

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