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Children’s book about gender non-conforming boy banned after NCGA uproar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A children’s book called “Jacob’s New Dress” was meant to teach children a lesson about bullying and acceptance, but its inclusion in curriculum inspired backlash from conservative powers. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) pulled the book from the first-grade curriculum after legislators got wind of it and objected. Originally intended as an observance of Child […]