Petition calls for Blue Valley school board member’s removal over tweets about LGBTQ issues

Jim McMullen

The petition organizers took exception to recent tweets from McMullen, which they said were transphobic and "derogatory" towards the LGBTQ community. File photo.

In roughly 48 hours, a petition demanding Blue Valley school board member Jim McMullen be censured and removed from the board has gained more than 2,700 signatures from people who have expressed concerns about a series of recent tweets from McMullen that they say are transphobic.

The tweets: The petition, which was started by a group of parents calling themsleves Blue Valley 4 All, includes screen grabs of posts from McMullen’s now-deleted Twitter account.