Report about the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Rahway Public Library.
From CBS New York:
I think it’s fantastic to teach, to expose kids at an early age to something a little different so as they grow up it’s not a big deal,” attendee Seth Feld said.
Enter, Harmonica Sunbeam. Harmonica is a man dressed as a woman who reads to kids as part of the library’s “Drag Queen Story Hour” program. While it isn’t a required event, the fact that it’s held in a public library has drawn ire from some members of the community.
“It would just be confusing on their brain at a young age,” Rahway resident Jason Johnson said. “A man, dressed as a woman, reading books to kids. It just trips up their mind at a young age. I wouldn’t want my child to be confused with something like that at a young age.”
Flyers protesting the program were posted around town, reading “This event seeks to confuse kids as young as preschool age by presenting a feminine – or semi-feminine – looking person with a masculine voice.”
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