The trans Virginia legislator is running for reelection against Christopher Stone, who opposes marriage equality and wants more religious exemptions from pro-LGBTQ+ laws.
In 2015, a Virginia school board banned trans student Gavin Grimm from using the boys' bathroom. He was finally vindicated this year.
School boards are seeing heated discussions and transphobic comments, such as a parent saying trans restroom access will lead to "gang rape."
The Pride flag at the Wesley Center, a religious center on campus, has been taken a few times before.
Isiah Brown was critically injured in the shooting, for which Spotsylvania County Deputy David Turbyfill faces a felony charge.
The fliers were handed out in the same county that has been targeted for proposing a policy in support of trans students.
A proposed policy would require staff to use the students' preferred pronouns and allow them to use facilities that fit their gender identity.