The Boston Public Library is coming under fire after hosting a “Drag Queen Story Time” event for young children. On June 29, the library brought in the “The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence”—a group of drag queens who dress as Catholic nuns—for a storytime with young children. The Boston Public Library Facebook page put up a photo of the event. Two days before the event, on June 27, a picture was posted by the “Children’s Library, Boston Public Library” Facebook page.
The photo’s caption says “Let’s end Pride Month with a drag … drag queen storytime, that is! Join us on Thursday, June 29th at 3:30 for another visit from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.” Robert P. George, a Princeton University professor and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideas and Institutions says it is dangerous using the state to promote ideas that defy normal ideas about gender. READ MORE