UT Library Workers Told to Remove LGBTQ Buttons, Displays | INFOdocket

Library workers in Utah were asked to stop wearing buttons which offered to recommend LBGTQ materials this June, according to a local news outlet.

Library workers in Utah were asked to stop wearing buttons that said, “Ask me about LGBTQ reads” this June, according to The Spectrum. Last June they were told to remove Pride Month-themed displays.  Both drew complaints from upset patrons, according to Joel Tucker, the Washington County director in charge of eight library branches. 

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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