A Wizard, a Witch, a Drag Queen and a Child Stand by as Canadian Legislator Launches Drag Show Protection Bill

A Canadian politician has proposed a law allowing Ontario’s attorney general to criminalize “offensive remarks” within 100 meters of a drag show, including so-called drag queen story hours for children.

If passed, the measure would create a football field-size “2SLGBTQIA+ community safety zone” around drag shows and other LGBT events in Ontario. Anyone who protests within the zone would be subject to a $25,000 fine under the legislation.

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