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<figure class="wp-block-embed is-type-rich is-provider-buzzfeed-news"><div class="wp-block-embed__wrapper"> <a href="https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mitchellkuga/librarians-drag-queen-story-hour-lgbt-safe-spaces" rel="nofollow">https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mitchellkuga/librarians-drag-queen-story-hour-lgbt-safe-spaces</a> </div></figure> <p>Libraries are incredibly queer spaces. I don’t mean queer in the sense that they’re LGBT, but in the sense that they challenge the normative structures of society: A library is simulatenously radical and queer in its nature. Situated in the cities, towns and villages across the country, the library’s free resources are a promise to the citizenry: Come here, and you will have access to information and knowledge — the things needed to live a free, liberal life.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2018/11/24/queer-libraries/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “Queer libraries”</span></a></p>