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June 2019 – A public library in Houston, Texas, was forced to admit that in March it allowed “Tatiana Mala Nina,” a registered sex offender, to participate in its “Drag Queen Storytime” for young children.
The city refused to release the identities of men wearing flamboyant women’s clothing and makeup as they read stories to children. So MassResistance, a group working to protect children from danger, did its own digging. Its research team discovered “Tatiana” was in reality 32-year-old Alberto Garza. Garza was convicted of assaulting an eight-year-old boy in 2008.
After MR brought the information to light, the library admitted in a public apology that it failed to complete a required background check. However, library officials played down the danger, insisting “No participant is ever alone with children, and we have not received any complaints about any inappropriate behavior by participants at [Drag Queen]