Same-Sex Marriage

Community members speak out against schools' author visit

Community members speak out against schools' author visit

Visitors are a regular occurrence at Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, but a writing workshop scheduled early next week has caused some to question those guests.

A group of residents, including some parents, spoke against author Dana Alison Levy’s impending visit to the elementary schools during Tuesday night’s School Board meeting.

Levy is this year’s guest author, part of a partnership with the Williamsburg Regional Library. Her third children’s book debuts in May and, like her past two stories, it features a family with same-sex parents.

She was invited because her book, “The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher,” was part of the library’s...

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