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AFT-affiliated nonprofit provides K-12 teachers with books containing images of sex, drag queens and gender ideologies

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first on fox – A non-profit organization called First Book partners with Disney, the American Federation of Teachers and others to provide free or heavily discounted books to low-income schools. Some of the items listed on the Marketplace contain sexual images or are objected by parents for promoting gender ideology.

Self-proclaimed “an innovative leader in educational equity,” First Book has partnered with Randi Weingarten’s AFT union for over a decade. AFT also promotes her First Book marketplace for teachers.

Books offered to educators on the First Book Marketplace include titles that deal with sexual topics and images.

Books offered to educators on the First Book Marketplace include titles that deal with sexual topics and images.
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Some of the titles we offer K-12 school educators deal with topics such as gender identity, sex and drag queens. First Book lists both Disney and the Federation of American Teachers generically as partners, but does not specifically list them as part of the initiative to promote the titles listed in this article. Hmm.

Fox News Digital reached out to Disney and AFT for comment, but did not receive a response.

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Changing Fred’s clothes (4-6 years old)

‘Fred Getz Dressed’ is about a little ‘boy’ [who] i love being naked. The book ends when Fred decides to dress up in her mother’s closet. This later becomes a family issue with her parents wearing feminine clothing.

“Fred is naked,” said the book. The illustration depicts a child naked fourteen times.

“He roams the house naked, wild and free,” said the book. “Fred may never wear clothes.”


“Flamer” is a graphic novel containing sexual topics and images. The characters discuss erections, penis size, and the illustration depicts his teenage boy naked.

Mike Curart’s “Flamer” is now available on the First Book Marketplace.
(Mike Curato)

What is RuPaul? (7-9 years old)

“Who’s RuPaul?” is about drag queen and reality TV star RuPaul Andre Charles. This book contains images of drag queens in sexual positions.

drag queen… [is] The most common are men dressed as women and performing,” says the book. Ru means we are all the same and life is a performance. ”

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“RuPaul was once asked if he wished he was born female. No, Lou said he was glad he was born male. It is,” said the book.

“But some drag queens are transgender or non-binary. ), non-binary people do not identify themselves wholly male or wholly female. You may prefer to be called “them”.

The book also describes how to dress as a drag queen. “The drag-her-queen character is usually a hyperbole of a woman’s appearance,” says the book.

Aristotle and Dante jumping into the ocean of the world

“Aristotle and Dante” is the story of two boys who fall in love. Many, if not most, of its pages discuss sex, planning sex, sexual pleasure, and sexual desire.

“I think Dante can pull my pants off me. And my underwear too,” Book said.

“Aristotle and Dante Plunge into the Waters of the World” and “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” by Benjamin Arile Saenz
(Benjamin Arile Sentz)

Another book provided by the nonprofit, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, discusses masturbation.

“Dante enjoyed kissing. I also thought he liked masturbating. I thought masturbating was embarrassing. I didn’t even know why. It just was.” It was like having sex with myself,” says the book. “Ari, do you want to masturbate?”

Pronoun Book (0-3 years old)

The book has been described as a “fun introduction to pronouns” and is aimed at children at a very young age, learning about the pronouns ‘they’ and the pronouns ‘ze’, ‘zie’, ‘sie’ and ‘questioning’. Explain new pronouns. .”

“The Pronoun Book” was written by Chris Ayala-Kronos.
(Chris Ayala Kronos | iStock)

Julian is a mermaid (7-9 years old)

Author Jessica Love’s book “Julian is a Mermaid” depicts a boy who wants to become a mermaid. After that, he applies lipstick and puts on his headdress. He is then given his jewelery costume before being taken to his Mermaid parade in New York where he can express himself freely.

A review of the book posted on the author’s website reads, “This beautiful book is one of the few picture books about gender nonconforming children.

“Julian is a Mermaid” by Jessica Love
(iStock | Jessica Love)

Feeling Good About Being Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity (Ages 7-9)

of Books teach kids about transgender and cisgender identity.

“This is… Xavier. Xavier is a cisgender boy. I mean, when Xavier was born, everyone thought he was a boy. As he got older, it turned out that everyone was right.” Okay, he’s a boy.”

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Theresa Thorn’s “It Feels Good to Be Yourself” discusses transgender children.
(Teresa Thorne | iStock)

Except for nonbinary children, “everyone feels like they’re either a boy or a girl,” the book explained.

This is Lucy’s friend Alex. Alex is both a boy and a girl. When Alex was born, everyone thought he was a girl, but Alex is both a boy and a girl. This is Alex’s gender identity. ”

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One of the books recommended for children explains different types of pronouns, such as:

One of the books recommended to children teaches about types of pronouns such as “ze,” “ze,” and “shie.”

Another character, JJ, is neither a boy nor a girl and has the pronoun “they”. “Ever since JJ was little, I never felt like a boy or a girl. I just felt like myself. This is JJ’s gender identity.”

The children’s book goes on to say, “There are many ways to be a boy or a girl… [or] non-binary. ”

“Some children feel that their gender identity is not always the same. It often changes.”

Being You: First Conversations About Gender

“Different bodies have different parts… Some bodies have vaginas, some have penises. Every body part looks different,” says the book for grade school students. says.

The book advises adults to teach children about their genitalia.

“Helping children learn the anatomical names of various body parts, including the genitals, can help empower them, build self-esteem, and open important conversations about health and identity. Talk about your genitals when you name other body parts or sing about them.Sing body songs or play with dolls.”

The book is also available in bulk for teachers. They can get his 24 books for his $21.

I’m Jazz (Ages 4-6)

i am jazz

i am jazz
(Jessica Hersel & Jazz Jennings)

“I Am Jazz” Co-authored by Jazz JenningsThe plot begins with a transgender child trying to convince his parents that he is a girl. “I wanted to lie about pretending to be a boy,” she said in the book.

“And then one fine day everything changed. Mom and Dad took me to a new doctor who asked me a lot of questions. Then the doctor spoke to my parents. , I heard the word “transgender” for the first time. At bedtime, my parents hugged me and said, “We understand now. Please understand who you are. We love you no matter what.” .

The book also describes how it felt “not at all” normal to use the boys’ bathroom.

Calvin (4-6 years old)

“Calvin” is about a transgender boy coming out.

“Whether you’re a boy or a girl or neither, we love you both,” the child’s father told Calvin. You said you were.”

When Aidan Became a Brother

This book explores the journey of a boy named Aidan transgender.

The book states, “When Aidan was born, everyone thought he was a girl. His parents gave him a pretty name…but as Aidan grew up, he began to develop his own I hated how the name sounded…he really was a different kind of boy…”

Kyle Lukoff’s “When Aidan Became a Brother” discusses how parents can mistake the gender of their children.
(Kyle Lukoff)

Aidan’s mother admitted she misgendered her son, saying, “When you were born, we didn’t know you were going to be our son. but you helped us fix them.”

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Later, when Aidan’s mother became pregnant, she was asked by someone if the baby was a boy or a girl. Aidan was happy when the mother just smiled and said, ‘We have a baby.'”

feminist baby

“Feminist Baby” dilutes the idea of ​​feminism, making it more acceptable to young children.

Lorin Brandt's Feminist Baby

Lorin Brandt’s Feminist Baby
(Lauryn Blunts)

“Meet the irrepressible feminist babe! She’s funny, fearless, and wants to cause as much noise as possible. Readers of all ages will love this book exploring feminism in an accessible way.” You’ll love the smart, breezy board book,” said the Amazon description.

Fox News Digital asked First Books whether it will notify schools and parents when books containing sexual content or gender ideology are brought into school.Education Serving Students We recognize the deep ties between individuals and the parents and guardians of the children they serve.


“We know the books we offer strengthen the bond between teachers and parents and support reading … as a key component of educational equity,” said First Book.

When asked about how distributing books with sexual images promotes diversity, First Book did not respond.