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Anti-LGBTQ+ Actor-Writer Kirk Cameron Shocked at Libraries' Rejection

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Right-wing Christian actor and author Kirk Cameron is painting himself as a victim, with help from his allies at Fox News, because libraries aren’t interested in hosting him for a reading of his new children’s book, As You Grow.Fifty libraries from across the U.S.

have either rejected or not responded to the former Growing Pains star’s offers to appear, his publisher, Brave Books, told Fox News. “Many of the same libraries that won’t give Cameron a slot, however, are actively offering ‘drag queen’ story hours or similar programs for kids and young people,” Fox News reports on its website.“Some library programs promote gender fluidity, inclusion and diversity,” the right-wing outlet continues. “Others offer ‘name change’ clinics for older teens and adults who want to alter their official paperwork for gender-identity reasons.”Cameron is well known for his many anti-LGBTQ+ stances, although it’s not clear if his new book contains any of that hate.

It’s about a seed that grows into a huge tree and becomes a protector of its community. But a Brave Books representative cited comments from various library personnel saying the book wouldn’t be appropriate because their libraries aim for diversity and inclusion.“We are a very queer-friendly library.

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