Fairfax County’s Dolley Madison Library recently showcased two highly controversial books — “Gender Queer” and “Lawn Boy” — alongside the Bible in a “holiday reading display.” Fairfax County’s school board is currently engulfed in controversy surrounding “Gender Queer” and “Lawn Boy” in district libraries.
According to detractors, “Gender Queer” and “Lawn Boy,” which include sexually vulgar passages and images, do not belong in school libraries. Fairfax County Public Schools, however, defends them as “diverse reading materials that reflect our student population.”
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“Drag Queen Story Time” is coming to the Fairfax County Public Library this fall, according to Evelyn BruMar of the Casa BruMar Foundation.
BruMar’s announcement was later confirmed via email by Renee Edwards, the public library’s program and educational services director.
At the July 29th Library Board of Trustees meeting, my appointee Phil Rosenthal made a statement about the need for more diverse views to be represented in the library catalog’s highlighted books. He and other trustees pointed out that there is no review process for choosing recommended reads for the library catalog and that has led to an unbalanced selection. Since that meeting I have become very concerned by how partisan interests have defamed Mr. Rosenthal, a long-standing public servant…