Drag Queen Storytime is designed to expose youth to alternative role models and ultimately, provide a supportive environment for self-expression and gender identity.
Here’s a look at some of my Expectations vs Realities with coming out of the closet…
If you ask any LGBTQ+ adult today whether they believe their childhood consisted of stories that fairly represented them, the answer would most likely be a resounding NO.
Today’s children’s literature has made tangible progress in promoting diversity through numerous LGBTQ+ characters, themes, and storylines. However, the struggle to find ample representation continues, largely owing to the backlash that many believe LGBTQ+ content to be “inappropriate content”.