Libraries and Counties Cut Ties With American Library Association After ‘Marxist’ Lesbian’s Election

November/December 2023

  At least eight government entities have cut ties with the American Library Association since its new “Marxist lesbian” president took over, a College Fix analysis found.

   The American Library Association is currently led by Emily Drabinski, a self-described “Marxist lesbian,” who is also a librarian for the City University of New York. She also said that libraries and public schools need to be “site[s] of socialist organizing,” during a conference in September.

   The group has come under fire for its support for pornographic books available to kids while it simultaneously tried to stop conservative Christian events.

   The College Fix reached out to Drabinski (pictured) and the ALA for comment on the departures and asked if there were any plans to meet with the former members to discuss their concerns. A spokesperson for the library association responded to The Fix but did not address the specific question about departures.

   Raymond Garcia told The Fix via email:

   “The American Library Association (ALA) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that is guided by a single mission: ‘to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhan ...

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