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.