Behind the Movement AND the Magic

In a world struggling with issues of acceptance and tolerance, Drag Story Hour has become a target of the authoritarian movement. We need compassionate communities where room can be made on the shelf for everybody’s story. Drag Story Hour is a storytelling program designed for children ages 3-8. A local drag artist trained by children’s librarians reads picture books, leads songs and movement activities, and provides an age-appropriate introduction to the concept of drag as a form of dressup and play. Jonathan Hamilt, Executive Director of Drag Story Hour, shares the necessity of LGBTQAI+ fami

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Jonathan Hamilt

Drag Story Hour