BPC Bulletins: Book about Transgender Youth Challenged in Ottawa and Halifax Libraries
In Canada, parents and activists are pushing public libraries in Ottawa and Halifax to remove a book about transgender youth.
The book is Abigail Shrier’s Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters.
Peter Szperling of CTV News reports:
In the Halifax Examiner, Philip Moscovitch reports:
In the United States, Amazon has resisted protests from employees who want the retailing company to stop selling Irreversible Damage.
Jo Yurcaba of NBC News reports:
Thanks go to Bianca Lakoseljac who forwarded the news.
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