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Towleroad Gay News: How Christian groups helped parents pull books from some Pennsylvania school libraries


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By Jonathan Allen and Hannah Beier DOYLESTOWN, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – On May 12, the library coordinator for Pennsylvania’s Central Bucks School District sent an email to colleagues that some conservative parents and Christian advocacy groups had long prayed to see. The email instructed school library staff to remove all copies of two books within 24 hours: “Gender Queer”, a graphic memoir by Maia Kobabe that includes cartoons of sexual encounters; and “This Book is Gay” by Juno Dawson, a guidebook with illustrations intended for LGBT students who feel overlooked by standard sex education cu…

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