It wasn’t all that long ago when a story like this was off-the-charts shocking. That is no longer the case. Similar stories now make the news on a regular basis with nary a jaw dropped. The question is, what does the lack of widespread outrage say and about whom?
In celebration of Pride Month, the Fairfax Public Library in Virginia invited “school-age children,” “preschoolers,” and “babies and toddlers” to the library’s “Drag StoryBook Hour” scheduled for Saturday, June 26. Babies and toddlers.
The Fairfax Republican Party made its feelings known in a Friday morning tweet.
— Fairfax GOP (@FairfaxGOP) June 25, 2021
In addition, as the library tweeted on Thursday, the Pride Month celebration wraps up on Monday evening with virtual “Rainbow Families Storytime.”
As #PRIDE2021 wraps up, join us virtually Monday evening for our Rainbow Families Storytime. Designed for ages 2-7 with an adult, these inclusive, affirming stories and songs celebrate rainbow families, self-expression, and Pride Month.
Apparently, the family that “self-expresses” [sic] together stays woke, together.
As #PRIDE2021 wraps up, join us virtually Monday evening for our Rainbow Families Storytime. Designed for ages 2-7 with an adult, these inclusive, affirming stories and songs celebrate rainbow families, self-expression, and Pride Month. https://t.co/udMtfqUWMu pic.twitter.com/FTpNtGP4Kq
— Fairfax Library (@fairfaxlibrary) June 24, 2021
Also this week, as reported by The Daily Wire, the Plymouth Public Library hosted “Drag Queen Story Hour” on Tuesday — “Intended for children 3-8. No registration necessary.”
Plymouth Public Library is hosting a Drag Queen Story Hour next Tuesday, June 22, on their front lawn! Check it out 🙂 pic.twitter.com/zR4kuFLrNT
— SharonPublicLibrary (@SharonLibraryMA) June 20, 2021
Protesters gathered at the library as a Drag Queen Story Hour was held, as noted by Daily Wire, with one representative protester saying:
“The idea to bring drag queens down, that are adult entertainers, to talk to children about transgender is completely inappropriate. I wouldn’t be able to take my kids to a drag show.”
Drag queen story hour
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