Does GF Public Library Plan ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ For ‘Pride Month’ This June?

First, some people recognize June as ‘Pride Month’.

Second, Governor Gianforte signed a bill banning ‘drag queens’ from reading to kids in libraries and some other public spaces.

Third, the Great Falls Public Library is asking voters for over $1,000,000 more per year to expand their programs.

The conjunction of these three events raises the question: Does the Great Falls Public Library intend to sponsor another ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ for kids on their ‘Kids Place’ YouTube video channel next month, as they did in 2021?

If so, the Library Board and Director Susie McIntyre should inform the public right now of their intention to do so and not wait until they know the results of the June 6 levy vote.

No Mother Goose Here

It should be noted that the stories read by the local drag queens during 2021 ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ for kids sponsored by your public library were not innocent Mother Goose or Humpty Dumpty tales – they were stories promoting the LGBTQ+ social/political agenda.

Including a story about a very little boy going to the doctor and hearing about becoming ‘transgender’. Here’s the screenshot from the story being read to your kids, sponsored and promoted by your tax dollars.

You can watch the entire video here on a previous post from E-City Beat.

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Philip M. Faccenda
Philip M. Faccenda
Philip M. Faccenda is an AIA award-winning architect and planner. He is the Editor-in-Chief of E-City Beat.



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