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Letter: Not appropriate for children

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

If you read the news you are aware that many public schools across America are promoting transgenderism as an acceptable way of life for young adults. The Fairfax and Loudoun County school systems have made national news with the discovery by parents of several books found in their high school libraries. Two books in particular, Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe and Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison, have caused an outcry from parents over the content of the books.

After reading the news stories and excerpts from the books, I contacted the Gloucester school board to inquire whether these books and one called My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis (about a four-year-old boy who likes wearing dresses and tiaras) were located in any of our public school libraries or classrooms. The school board informed me that the only book available was Gender Queer under review at the high school. At this point I purchased Gender Queer to fact check the news articles and see for myself...

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