Four libraries in New York pulled their LGBTQ book displays from its Children’s sections during Pride month

CNN — A library board in New York reversed its decision to remove all LGBTQ-related displays from its children’s section in four of its libraries during Pride month after the removal was criticized. On Tuesday, four out of seven Smithtown Library Board of Trustees had voted to remove all Pride material displays from the children’s … Read more

After weeks of heated debate, a drag queen read a book to children at Ketchikan’s public library for the first time

Guest reader Luna, left, acts out a line from the book “The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish” Amie Toepfer, alongside the Ketchikan Public Library’s head of children’s services, on June 17, 2022. (Eric Stone/ KRBD) Children of all ages turned out for the Ketchikan Public Library’s first-ever drag queen storytime after … Read more

Bay Area drag queen Panda Dulce speaks out after far-right children extremists Proud Boys storm’s event at San Lorenzo Library

SAN LORENZO, Calif. (KGO) — A children’s story time turned into a nightmare Saturday afternoon at the San Lorenzo library. Bay Area drag queen, Panda Dulce, was co-hosting a kids’ reading event in celebration of Pride Month when suddenly the unthinkable happened. “Eight to ten Proud Boys marched in with their cameras blazing, point at … Read more

Why experts say monkeypox shouldn’t damper Pride Month celebrations

Increasing monkeypox cases are casting a bit of a shadow on celebrations across the country recognizing Pride Month, though experts generally said people should exercise care but not change their plans over the virus. As of Friday, only around 45 monkeypox cases have been identified in the US according to the Centers for Disease Control … Read more

‘Hacks’ star Megan Stalter makes another ‘Hi Gay’ video

If you watch the comedy series “Hacks” on HBO, you probably know Megan Stalter as Kayla, the scene stealing, wackadoodle agent assistant with more fashion sense than common sense. But Stalter was making people laugh long before her television debut. GIF created by Ollivia Cooke on Tumblr The comedian is a well-known internet treasure … Read more