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Bill bars banning of LGBTQ+ books

OLYMPIA — A bill being considered in the state House of Representatives would require schools to keep alternative sexual livestyle books on the shelves in schools.

House Bill 2331 would prevent school districts from rejecting or censoring educational materials associated with so-called “protected” sexual lifestyles.

In Washington, many schools adhere to a “model policy” for reviewing objections.

Initially, a teacher or librarian is consulted regarding a book. If a parent objects, alternative material is provided for their child.

If resolution isn’t achieved at the classroom level, the next ste...


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