Loudoun County public schools to remove controversial gender book

ASHBURN, Va. — A school district in Virginia plans to pull copies of the controversial book, “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” from its library shelves.

The Washington Post reports that Loudoun County school officials are citing color illustrations they deemed inappropriate.

The graphic 2019 novel is about a young person’s struggle with gender identity. The book has sparked debate in school systems across the country.

The Post reports that schools superintendent Scott Ziegler asked for a review of the book because of questions about its content.

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