It was a meeting that had to be extended twice beyond the 2-hour time limit and lasted 4.5 hours.
At the Otter Valley Unified Union board meeting last Tuesday evening, there were multiple public comments about the incident at Neshobe School regarding threats made by a student.
As candles flickered across the snow Friday afternoon in Middlebury, 20 community members gathered for a vigil to honor, mourn and celebrate transgender lives.
Barry Whitney, Jr. was first to speak in the public-comment portion of the meeting. He was upset that a biological male was in the locker room with his 14-year-old daughter.
Transgender youth are struggling and at great peril to themselves.