The recent popularity of so-called “Drag Queen Story Hour” apparently doesn’t include the parents of school-aged children, who overwhelmingly oppose such events in which men dressed flamboyantly as women or female strippers perform for children.
That's according to Rasmussen Reports.
The survey finds 60% of American adults consider “Drag Queen Story Hour” not appropriate for children, including 44% who say it’s "not at all appropriate."
Only 29% say “Drag Queen Story Hour” is appropriate for children, including 11% who consider it "very appropriate." Another 10% are not sure.
Among those who are parents or parents of school-aged children, a slim majority (51%) say they believe “Drag Queen Story Hour” is "not at all appropriate" for children.
Earlier this year, it was reported that the nonprofit Drag Story Hour NYC, which sends crossdressing performers to interact with children as young as 3, had received more than $200,000 from New York taxpayers since 2018.
Only 14% of American adults believe taxpayer money should spent on “Drag Queen Story Hour,” while 71% say it should not receive taxpayer funding. Another 15% are not sure.
To see survey question wording, click here.
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