Why can't we all just get along?
I have read a lot lately on diversity issues in and around our libraries, specifically those dealing with gay rights. And I find myself asking "Why can't we all just get along?" I don't see how having gay themed books in our libraries hurts anyone, afterall libraries exists to provide information for everyone. If we start removing books dealing with controversial themes, where will it end? Thank goodness for those librarians who do their part to keep things balanced, by fighting for all individual rights. If not, if we all fell to the outside pressures of every objection, we might be left with a library of empty shelves.
"UNLESS someone like you
cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better.
-From The Lorax
by Dr Suess