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New MCPS LGBTQ+ Studies course makes history

The student members of MoCo Pride pose for a group picture. They have been working hard all year to create the country's first high school LGBTQ+ Studies curriculum.

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager

May 13, 2020

Over the past few years, MCPS has made efforts to diversify their curriculum. These changes include the introduction of books written by women and people in color into English curriculums, and the introduction of history courses beyond what is normally taught. In 2021, MCPS will extend this to member...

CHS Students Participate in National Day of Silence

Some CHS students taped their mouth shut April 15 to show support for LBGTQ students who are bullied.

By Ethan S. Miller, Fact Checker

April 15, 2016

CHS students participated in the National Day of Silence April 15, an event bringing attention to LGBTQ causes that hit especially close to home for some students who have been mourning the loss of LGBTQ student Alex Baumann. During this event students wore all black and some took it a step further by ...

LGBTQ representation in the media, arts increases

By By: Elizabeth Chen Circulation Manager

November 23, 2010

On ABC’s Modern Family, Cam and Mitchell liven the show with their quick wit and complementary personalities. But they are not only a hilarious couple; they also help make up a handful of television characters that represent the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community. According...

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