Drag is under attack all across the country. Photo: Carlo Prearo

Drag performances, in particular drag story hours, are being targeted around the country. News is Out member publications have been have been covering this issue in depth. Here’s a roundup of the latest news, from protests to legislation. Note that not all of the pushback against drag is coming from traditionally conservative areas.

Mayoral candidates stand in support of drag community – Philadelphia Gay News

In praise of Drag Story Hour – News is Out

Protesters show up at D.C. Gospel Drag Brunch – Washington Blade

The War on Drag Queens and Story Time – Philadelphia Gay News

Tennessee to ban drag shows; governor asked about ’77 drag photo – Windy City Times

Tenn. enacts drag ban and criminalizes violations – Washington Blade

As SF moves to end travel ban, gay legislator stands by state policy – Bay Area Reporter

State rep proposes bill allowing minors to sue drag queens – Dallas Voice

Kentucky Senate committee advances anti-drag bill – Dallas Voice

News is Out will continue to add to this list as more articles are published.