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Teens urge Va. to drop ‘sexually explicit’ label from LGBTQ+ lessons

Hundreds of students across Virginia are taking a stance, and urging the state’s Department of Education to change guidelines that define any references to LGBTQ+ people in the classroom as ‘sexually explicit content.’ Their request questions the basis of Governor Glenn Youngkin’s bill that would require parents be alerted when school materials contain sexually explicit content. WTOP’s Scott Gelman joins us to share the voices and background on the issue that represents the latest chapter in the Commonwealth’s debate over how social issues should be addressed in the classroom.