Chanting UQ Young Liberals protest children’s storytime event – OUTInPerth – LGBTIQ News and Culture
College students from Queensland College’s Younger Liberal and Nationals Membership have protested outdoors a youngsters’s story time occasion shouting chants at attendees.
The drag story time occasion was hosted by the Brisbane Metropolis Council library, the scholars stormed the occasion shouting “Drag Queens will not be for teenagers” on the performers.
The incident which was captured on video exhibits leaders of the group arguing with the performers whereas a gaggle of 15-20 protesters chant. Police had been referred to as to the library after it was reported that the protesters had been inflicting misery.
Safety moved the protesters on earlier than police arrived, however organisers have instructed the media their actions left misery to the younger youngsters attending.
“A bunch of individuals disrupted the occasion, chanting and inflicting misery.” a spokesperson for Rainbow Households Queensland instructed the Courier Mail. “We deeply remorse that the actions of a handful of individuals precipitated our youngsters to really feel unsafe.”
On their Fb web page the College group have rallied towards the youngsters’s occasion, describing it as “ethical filth” and an “assault on conservative values.”
The Liberal Nationwide Social gathering have introduced that the group just isn’t related to the social gathering, saying they had been disaffiliated in late 2019.
Liberal Social gathering Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, UQ Liberal Nationwide Membership, Queensland College contacted for remark. Picture: Twitter / @corydunco
UPDATE: One of many leaders of this protest, Wilson Gavin, has handed away at age 21.
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