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We’re Sorry To Report That Protesters Have Targeted Another Drag Queen Story Time Event

It comes a week after a similar protest at a Drag Queen Story Time event in Brisbane.

Drag Queen Annie Depressant

Another Drag Queen Storytime has been targeted by protesters.

The protesters attempted to crash the event in Melbourne, but found themselves locked out of the venue after the library and police were alerted ahead of time.

While all the fun was taking place with drag queen Annie Depressant inside, the protestors were stuck on the street, standing there silently in some kind of creepy vigil.

Annie was reading to kids at Werribee Plaza Library in Melbourne yesterday as part of Drag Queen Story Hour when the protesters arrived. The event was so popular it was fully booked out, and Channel 7 reported more than 40 children and their parents were there, chanting “we love drag queens” as they walked past protestors.

Lowlights from the protest signs include “Drag Queens confuse children about self-image and identity” and “praying for the children and their parents”.

Honestly, 1/10 for creativity there.

The incident comes just over a week after the protest in Brisbane where a bunch of young Liberals crashed a Drag Queen Story Time. Following the massive (and inevitable) backlash, one young protestor took his own life.

It seems the resulting self-reflection and conversation and about being kinder to one another didn’t get through to everyone.


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