End Drag Events for Kids in Humboldt County, CA

Drag is a form of Sexual Expression

Drag is a form of expression characterized by sexualized themes where dancers often cross-dress and or adorn costumes of an overtly sexual nature. Due to this, drag shows have historically been an adult affair kept away from the impressionable eyes of innocent children as practicality would necessitate.

Pop Culture Trend Targets Humboldt County Parents, and Their Kids

Recently, the pop culture trend known as the LGBTQ movement has seen a wide range of support from local nonprofits that advocate for that lifestyle choice. These organizations have been advocating, funding, hosting, and promoting drag shows in Humboldt County at various venues, some even supported at least in part by tax dollars.

This would not be a cause for concern, nor would it receive the type of reaction it has from local parents if these Humboldt County drag shows were for legal adults only. Unfortunately, these organizations and their proponents have been promoting and hosting public drag shows, advertised for children of all ages, throughout Humboldt County.

As a reaction to this, hundreds of concerned parents has joined the fight to bring this nightmare to an end.

Insults Added to Injuries - "Hate Speech" Weaponized

Adding insult to injury, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, led by Steve Madrone and Mike Wilson, unanimously voted in support of a Resolution to condemn the concerned parents who peacefully protest all age drag shows and the local journalists who cover these events from the perspective of the protestors as perpetrators of hate incidents and hate speech.

Adding even more insult to injury, when a local church felt compelled to warn their clergy and community about a drag show event for kids planned to occur in their town, the warning placed on their marque was condemned as hate speech. To date, there has been no effort by the proponents of drag shows for kids to accept and respect the position of families who stand in firm opposition to any such form of dragery being hosted for, advertised at, or promoted for children attendees.

A parent or guardian's right to manage the affairs of their children is under attack by the LGBTQ community and its proponents—the ability for children to discern reality from fantasy regarding their biology and the commonly associated roles. The ability to procreate and have functional genitalia—children's physical, mental, and spiritual health and well-being, as well as basic common decency.

Children, parents, and grandparents stand firmly against the sexualization of minors at Schools, Restaurants, and other businesses that historically and recently hosted drag shows for children. We stand against Nonprofit organizations who’ve promoted, hosted, or in any way facilitated drag events where minors would be present. We condemn Government representatives who’ve voiced their support and encouragement for drag events where children are or would be present.

The innocence of our children is under attack like never before.

Basic common sense, reason, and decency are direct targets of LGBTQ-sponsored drag events for kids.

Suppose We, the good people of Humboldt County who have their conscience intact, do not put our foot down and demand an end to drag events for kids. In that, countless children will be influenced into a confused state of gender dysphoria or, at worst, undergo life-altering surgeries, get prescribed irreversible and dangerous puberty blockers against the will of their parents/guardians, and forever change from the child that was born perfect into a mutilated chimera with a lifetime of unhappiness, confusion, and regret.

Here are some local "Drag Artists"

Gretchen: https://www.instagram.com/thrash_and_recycling/
Regina: https://www.instagram.com/dragultra/
Cady: https://www.instagram.com/komboujia/
Karen: https://www.instagram.com/gliterous_cliterous/
Mrs. George: https://www.instagram.com/itskikicosmo/


What’s the problem?

With all of this being said, we understand there are Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals who stand beside us in our mission to end drag events for kids in Humboldt County.

Gays Against Groomers is a nonprofit organization created to do this nationally.

If you are part of the LGBTQ community and feel like the community is going too far, targeting children and families with their drag events for kids, we urge you to be brave, join us in this fight, sign the petition, and save a child’s future.

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Therefore, We, the good people of Humboldt County who’ve signed this petition, wish to end drag events for kids in Humboldt County, CA.

  • We demand an apology from all local government and/or other officials who’ve supported and promoted drag events for kids. We demand they submit an apology on the record followed by their immediate termination or resignment. 
  • We further demand this ban restrict all drag show events from happening within 1,000 feet of any restaurant open to the public for all ages, public and/or private schools, parks, trails, beaches, or any other public space where families and children openly congregate. 

If you agree, sign this petition, share it with everyone you know, and help save our children from this nightmare.

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