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Tag: LGBT BOOKS

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Proponents make final push for library obscenity bill — 'We are so close to having a law that holds our libraries accountable'

Advocates against sexually explicit library books are making a last push for the final passage of a bill removing school and public library obscenity exceptions in the final days of the legislative session.

Etowah Alabama News
Etowah County GOP passes resolution condemning 'obscene' library books for children and minors

The Etowah County Republican Party recently joined the growing list of local Republican chapters passing resolutions condemning state libraries' inclusion of sexually explicit books in public libraries.

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Lee County GOP passes resolution condemning 'obscene, sexually explicit' library books

The Lee County Republican Party recently joined the growing list of local Republican chapters passing resolutions condemning state libraries’ inclusion of sexually explicit books and material designed to “indoctrinate.”

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Cullman Library Board caves to left-wing activists; Votes against relocating challenged LGBTQ books

The Cullman County Library Board recently decided to keep three challenged books in their original location.

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Activists applaud North Shelby County Library board for keeping LGBTQ books in children’s section

Activists gathered at the North Shelby County Library on Thursday night to praise the library board members for keeping an LGBTQ display in the children’s section in June after backlash from residents who felt it was inappropriate for kids.

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Selma High School receives grant to fund LGBTQ+ literature, field trip to 'queer heritage site'

Selma High School recently received a grant that includes funding for LGBTQ+ literature and a field trip to a “queer heritage site.”

Prattville-Autauga Library. Alabama News
'We’ll ask that you sit if you do that again' — Tensions rise at city council meeting in continued fight over sexually explicit books in Prattville library

Tensions flared at a Tuesday Prattville City Council meeting, which led to an interruption from council president Lora Lee Boone, asking a local resident not to describe the content of one of the books in the library.

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Online petition to relocate LGBTQ+ books for minors at Prattville library removed for 'hate speech'

The petition started by Prattville parents to relocate LGBTQ+ books for minors has been taken down by the host website for containing “hate speech.”

Dothan Library Alabama News
'The queer, fat girl rom-com of my dreams': Dothan libraries offer LGBTQ books for children, teens

Dozens of books containing LGBTQ content in one form or another are available, with many catering to teenagers, young adults, and children.