Colchester Removes Children’s Biography of Drag Performer from Circulation Pending Review

The suitability of "Who is RuPaul?" for the children's section of a Colchester Public Library was called into question on Monday.


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COLCHESTER — A children’s book was removed from the shelves of Cragin Memorial Library after a parent complained about “sexually provocative drawings,” according to a Facebook post by First Selectman Andreas Bisbiskos on Monday. Bisbiskos further directed library staff to conduct an inventory of the holdings in the library’s children’s department. Bisbiskos wrote that the book […]
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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.