Protesters Confronted outside of “Drag Queen Story Hour” Book Reading in Queens NYC

September 27 2022 QUEENS, New York – Counter-protest gathered today outside of Queens Public Library in Elmhurst neighborhood of New York City, to stand as defense for a group who were protesting Drag Queen Story Hour.

Video by Oliya Scootercaster

Drag Story Hour is a book reading event for children, they first started in 2015 by author and activist Michelle Tea in San Francisco with the goals to “inspire a love of reading, while teaching deeper lessons on diversity, self-love and an appreciation of others.”

These events that are geared for children are hosted by drag queens who read children’s books, and engage in other learning activities in public libraries.

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