Following dozens and dozens of incidents, one man was detained. protesters They waded a drag queen An event for storytelling London Saturday.

There were two teams. outside Tate Britain’s art gallery drag queen Aida H Dee was the leader story time for children inside.

Patriotic Alternative, a far-right group, organized the anti-drag Flags waving in protest were waved that said, “No drag for kids!” “Leave our kids alone!”

These were addressed by pro-drag Protestors led by Stand Up To Racism who barricaded London Galerie to help the event.

“What are you so afraid of? It’s just wigs and makeup,” The latter group sang, video of the rally shows.


Two groups of riot police are separated by Riot Police officers protesters The demonstration took place in London On February 11, 2023
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Dozens upon dozens of officers from the police separated warring factions.

One person was taken into custody for making racial aggravated comments towards police officers outside Gallery BBC reported.

Five men made it into the building. “caused a disruption” Several parts of the building were damaged, but it did not interrupt the book reading session. Aida H Dee, Tate called Tate an “anonymous”. “ADHD, neurodivergent, queer hero of literature, theatre, and children’s entertainment.”

It drag queen and children’s author ran three successful storytelling sessions despite the protests broiling outside.


LGBTQ rights demonstrators staged a counter-protest against the far-right group Patriotic Alternative
Protesters for LGBTQ rights staged a protest against Patriotic Alternative, a far-right group on February 11, 2023.
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“We fight to tell the stories that our government would try to ban if they had the chance,” Drag Queen Story Hour UK tweeted.

Pro-drag BBC: Protester said she was protesting against the BBC “impingement on LGBTQ people’s rights.”

“They are protesting about something truly wonderful that is just about expression and art and creativity,” Alex said she would not give her last names.

“I believe that actually panto for example has been a part of all entertainment forever and it fundamentally involves men in dresses telling stories to children.”

Anti-drag Cheska said that Cheska was a protester and believed in the outlet drag The queens of England were “not suitable” Children


Pro-LGBTQ rights protester holds trans rights and LGBTQ rights placards during the demonstration.
During demonstration, pro-LGBTQ rights protester held signs for trans rights.
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“We have concerns because we feel that the costume Aida H Dee wears is sexually inappropriate,” She said.

“We’re here because we feel that drag queens are great but for people who are over 18. We feel like they are not suitable for anyone who is under 18.”

There are many debates about whether drag queen In recent months, events that are suitable for children were all over the world.

Lobbyists have organized protesters outside Library locations in New York City as well as other US major cities.

The Arkansas governor was shown to be in the firing line last week. Sarah Huckabee Sanders looks poised to sign an act that would ban drag The state has public property that can be used for shows.