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.

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.

Dana Piccoli

Editor of News is Out