Edu-Thursday: Is Drag Queen Story Hour Educational?

Bobby and Kevin join Tracy Shannon in an objective discussion of the claims that Drag Queen Story Hour has educational value. Both the founders of the Hour themselves as well as their defenders in the American Library Association make claims about the value of this event in promoting inclusiveness, tolerance, and other virtues, as well as nurturing creativity and schooling children in the history of oppression and survival. Two sites that show this tendency to rationalize the Hour in such a way: https://www.theguardian.com/world/201… http://www.ala.org/advocacy/libraries… Seeking an objective view, these three hosts discuss.