August 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

New School Year Begins with First LGBTQ+ Studies Class

A social studies course on LGBTQ issues debuted Monday with the start of the new school year at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). 10 high schools, including Richard Montgomery, Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein, are offering this one semester course that is for a half credit. It is described in MCPS’ course curriculum as an […]

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June 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents, Leaders Show Support as June Kicks Off Pride Month

June is Pride Month and Montgomery County residents and leaders are participating in events to show their support for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) members of the community. On Sunday, Silver Spring residents in Woodmoor marched in the neighborhood’s first-ever Pride parade. On Monday, county leaders raised the Progress Pride flag in Rockville.

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December 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast – Visibilidad de las Mujeres Trans

Noelia Romero-Izarza, activista Transgénero habla sobre la importancia de la visibilidad de las mujeres Trans en medio de múltiples ataques y rechazos contra la comunidad LGBTQ. Según Romero-Izarza en los últimos años de la administración del Presidente Donald Trump se han dado pasos hacia atrás y tienen mucha expectativa bajo la nueva administración. En Hola […]

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December 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Activista Trans: ‘En la Pandemia Nuestra Comunidad está en lo más Bajo’

La activista transgénero Noelia Romero-Izarza comparte con MyMCM los retos que ha tenido que enfrentar su comunidad durante los últimos cuatro años bajo la administración del Presidente Donald Trump, lo que esperan bajo el nuevo mandato, los obstáculos a los que se han tenido que enfrentar durante la pandemia Covid-19, donde dice que las personas […]

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February 10, 2020 | Grace Mottley

MCPS Introduces Pilot LGBTQ+ Studies Class

Officials from Montgomery County Public Schools announced the introduction of a first-of-its-kind LGBTQ+ studies class last Thursday.  The class, which will be a one-semester elective, is expected to be offered in spring 2021. It will include topics such as LGBTQ+ history, as well as LGBTQ+ influence on film, music, art, and social justice, according to […]

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July 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Glass Received Hate-Filled Messages During Pride Month

Evan Glass, the first openly gay Montgomery County councilmember, said he was targeted by hate during Pride Month. Glass organized a series of pride events throughout June. At a drag show pride event at Denizens Brewery in Silver Spring on June 19, Glass explained that he felt a responsibility to organize Montgomery County Pride events, […]

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June 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Celebrates Pride with Haus of Stone Drag Show

Montgomery County continues celebrating Pride Month. On Wednesday, the Haus of Stones drag group performed at Denizens Brewery Co. in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass helped organize the event. When Glass addressed the people at Denizens, he spoke about serving as Montgomery County’s first openly gay councilmember. Glass said he organized a series […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! It’s June 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Workshop: There will be a Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Individuals today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Building III (Camille Kendall Academic Center). The workshop will help people […]

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May 1, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

MCPS Holding LGBTQIA Forum

MCPS has partnered with the Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) to hold an LGBTQIA forum on May 18 at Wootton High School. The forum will be to open students, parents, faculty, and community members who would like to discuss issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or asexual (LGBTQIA) students in MCPS. […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

International Transgender Day of Visibility Recognized in Montgomery County

Councilmember Evan Glass presented a proclamation to recognize International Transgender Day of Visibility at Tuesday’s council meeting. For the past 10 years, Transgender Day of Visibility has been recognized nationally on March 31, but this is the first time it’s been officially recognized in the county. Glass said this proclamation was especially important to him, […]

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