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America’s Libraries Soon To Be Infiltrated With Award-Winning Kid Smut

Or so I imagine the title of a Family Research Council press release that’s about to go out. The American Library Association, which hands out such coveted literary prizes like the Newbery Medal, will add gay-oriented awards to its Youth Media Awards, including the Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award. Why such a big deal? Because the curators of America’s libraries look to these lists when they choose which new tomes to put on their shelves, which means And Tango Makes Three won’t be the only gay kids’ book your child can name.

By:           JD
On:           Nov 1, 2010
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  • 2 Comments
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      Most American public libraries have ZERO gay-themed books in the children’s area. Most librarians are terrorized by the anti-gay thugs so they won’t add a book like “And Tango Makes Three” to their collections even if you GIVE it to them.

      It’s disgraceful also how few gay-themed adult books American public libraries have. Even large cities with big gay clienteles often have NONE.

      Nov 1, 2010 at 8:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daez
      Daez

      I graduated high school in 1997. When I graduated, the librarian was very friendly to me and to gays in general. There were many gay friendly books in the library, and I credit her and those books for helping the school be a little bit more open and friendly. It was amazing she didn’t get more flack than she did since it was such a small town. However, she would have faced any parent head on.

      Nov 2, 2010 at 8:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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