Drag queens may read to kids at a Louisiana library

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana ACLU says a Louisiana library has agreed to let men dressed as women read to children.

The Lafayette Public Library says in an emailed statement that any group meeting its guidelines and policies may use meeting rooms.

Drag Queen Story Time was organized after a religious group sued the library because a university fraternity had scheduled a similar Drag Queen Story Hour.

The library agreed not to schedule a Drag Queen Story Hour while the suit was in court.

It also began using a room reservation form that required patrons to say they wouldn't use the library for such purposes.

The library and ACLU say the judge told attorneys he plans to rule on the lawsuit soon.

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