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Oklahoma State University hosts “Drag Queen Story Hour” for kids as young as 2


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Oklahoma State University held a “Drag Queen Story Hour” for children as young as 2 years old earlier in April.

The event, “Drag Queen Story Hour,” which took place on April 9, was part of Oklahoma State University’s Pride Month 2022.

A description of the event said Ami Rhetto and Olivia Lycan, two drag performers, would read books that emphasize inclusion and acceptance.

“The books presented will be The story of a red pencil by Michael Hall and express yourself by Miranda Paul,” the description reads.

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Oklahoma State University held a “Drag Queen Story Hour” for children as young as 2 years old earlier in April.
(Oklahoma State University)

Activities during the “Drag Queen Story Hour” were aimed at children ages 2-8, but said “all ages are welcome to join in the fun.”

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art and Oklahoma State University’s OSU Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted the event.

As part of College Pride Week, the Oklahoma State University Student Union Activities Council also held “Condom Bingo.”

The event was first reported by Campus Reform.

Other institutions have also announced their intention to organize drag events for children.

The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle has announced that it will be hosting a week-long summer camp titled “Drag-tastic Summer Camp: The Art of Drag,” slated to take place Aug. 8-12, as Fox News l had previously reported.

SEATTLE MUSEUM SUMMER CAMP TEACHES ‘ART OF DRAG’ TO 12-YEAR-OLD KIDS

People ages 12-18 will have the chance to “investigate the history of drag” while creating drag “characters” during camp.

A spokesperson for Oklahoma State University told Fox News Digital after the event that the poster “does not contain correct and updated information and we will remove it.”

The poster said “stories and activities” were for children aged 2-10. An age recommendation was also removed from the event description after Fox News Digital requested comment.

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Bronze statue of an OSU cowboy outside Pickens Stadium on the campus of Oklahoma State University October 1, 2005 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Bronze statue of an OSU cowboy outside Pickens Stadium on the campus of Oklahoma State University October 1, 2005 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

“Calling all current and future kings and queens! Explore self-expression in MoPOP’s week-long drag-tastic summer camp! Led by Seattle artist Joshua Hancock, you’ll investigate history drag and work with local artists to create your own characters,” the event description said.

Participants can choose a drag name, learn “hair and makeup techniques”, as well as develop a “character’s stage presence”.

At the end of the camp, attendees will be able to “celebrate” the new “drag characters with a private showcase.”

The cost to attend the camp is $370 until May 31, then goes up to $400 for the week-long camp.

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The Student Union Building on the campus of Oklahoma State University October 1, 2005 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

The Student Union Building on the campus of Oklahoma State University October 1, 2005 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

A spokesperson for the museum told Fox News they are proud to offer young people the opportunity to gain “self-expression”.

“We celebrate creativity with all members of our community as part of our mission. Like any other artistic enrichment program, we are proud to offer young people the opportunity to use drag to explore self-expression. by creating characters and performances that express and elevate their unique identities,” the spokesperson said.


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