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These drag performers say protests, threats won't stop them from reading to kids at storytime events

Protesters at drag storytimes across Canada call performances 'destructive,' say they sexualize children

CBC NewsAnya Zoledziowski, Mia Sheldon

Adorned in fake lashes and colourful, blown out wigs, Fay and Fluffy walked out in front of cheering children at an outdoor amphitheatre in Mississauga, where they sang songs and read stories. 

Before opening their books to read, Fay and Fluffy greeted the crowd enthusiastically, shouting "All are welcome here!" The Aug. 16 event seemed light and playful, with children laughing at stories full of monkeys and elephants. 

But then, more than a dozen protesters appeared, surrounding the audience of …

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These drag performers say protests, threats won't stop them from reading to kids at storytime events

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