Monday, August 10, 2009

Wisconsin library asked to stock 'ex-gay' literature

A Wisconsin library which was attacked earlier this year for stocking a book about a gay teenager, has now come under fire from an ex-gay group which says it is "discriminatory" for not stocking books by ex-gay authors.

UK Pink News reports:
In June, the curiously-named Christian Civil Liberties Union attacked the West Bend library for stocking Francesca Lia Block's Baby Be-Bop, a novel aimed at young adults. In the novel, the protagonist, Dirk, struggles to come to terms with his identity and is beaten up by a group of homophobic men. READ MORE