Posts Tagged ‘ morris micklewhite and the tangerine dress ’

Community Rallies Around Iowa Library After Man Burns LGBTQ Books

November 2, 2018
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Community Rallies Around Iowa Library After Man Burns LGBTQ Books

Last Week, CBLDF wrote about a man in Iowa who took out four LGBTQ children’s books from the Orange City Public Library and proceeded to burn them during a Facebook Live video. Since that news story, the library has received book and money donations from people all over the country to show their support of…

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Iowa Man Burns LGBTQIA Library Books on Facebook Live

October 26, 2018
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Iowa Man Burns LGBTQIA Library Books on Facebook Live

Paul Dorr, the leader of an anti-choice, anti-LGBTQIA group called Rescuing the Perishing, posted a video of himself on Facebook Live burning children’s books borrowed from the Orange City Public Library in Iowa. According to the Sioux City Journal the books burned were David Levithan’s Two Boys Kissing, Gayle E. Pitman’s This Day in June, Christine…

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Michigan Dad Wants Book About Dress-Wearing Boy Banned from School

May 17, 2016
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Michigan Dad Wants Book About Dress-Wearing Boy Banned from School

Michigan’s Forest Hills Public School District is standing by a book about a boy who likes to wear dresses, despite one parent’s complaint that it does not present a “normal way” of life. A teacher read Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress to a third-grade class because students had been asking questions about “people [who]…

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