LGBTI Book is Pulled From School Libraries for Not Being ‘age appropriate’

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01/16/2019

A book with LGBT+ characters has been removed from libraries in elementary schools in Ottawa, Canada’s capital, for not being “age appropriate.” The Ottawa Catholic School Board quietly took 2012 graphic novel Drama off the shelves from elementary school libraries following complaints from parents over the LGBT+ content, reports CBC News. Drama, which is written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier, portrays a student who wants to take part in her middle school’s theatre production.

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