As State Farm Insurance learned recently, partnering with groups and leading the charge to get books on sexually perverse, gender-bending ideology into the hands of elementary school aged children will backfire when concerned parents step up.

Partnering with a group called GenderCool, State Farm first denied, and then admitted to distributing LGBTQ books to public and school libraries that were targeted specifically to children.  As Family Research Council noted, “good neighbors” don’t assault the innocence of kids who are still learning their ABC’s.
Although State Farm made an extremely weak attempt to please both sides, and ended up upsetting both, the issue remains something diligent parents should be on the lookout for.

CAVEAT – This was a corporate headquarter decision by State Farm. Although many agents have participated, there are countless others who share our values.

Fortunately, Maddie V. in Homer, Alaska took the initiative to stand up when she found very disturbing and completely inappropriate books in the Homer Public Library children’s section recently.

Read her short testimony and if you’re in the Homer area, sign her petition. If you know someone in that area, share this column. If you’re curious whether your own public or school library carries any of the books listed below, ask. And then take action. Alaska Family Action is here to equip and engage people just like Maddie to protect their children and stand up for what’s right. To impress upon our children what is true and right and natural.

I looked up a few of the books Maddy sent me. One that was particularly disturbing, although they’re all truly inappropriate, is the book titled “They, She, He, Me: Free to Be!”  It is surreal and disconcerting to watch a young women read these nonsensical lies in a sing-songy, innocent fashion aimed at such young kids. Watch it HERE and realize we’re in a true battle for the hearts and minds of our future.


My name is Maddy. As a mother of three children under the age of 4, I spend a lot of time reading picture books.

When I take my children to the library, I encourage them to browse through the stacks of books and select the ones that jump out.

But these days I feel less and less comfortable with encouraging this behavior because some of the books mixed in the stacks are promoting LGBTQ ideology:

— Julian is a Mermaid 

— Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress 

— Two Grooms on a Cake: The Story of America’s First Gay Wedding 

— Sex is a Funny Word 

— They, She, He, Me: Free to Be! 

— Red: A Crayon’s Story 

I do not think these books are appropriate for impressionable little minds, and I think that at the very least parents should be the ones selecting these books for their children if that is something they want to introduce to their children.

If you think these books, and others like them, should be moved to the adult section of the Homer Public Library, sign my petition, and then share it with your friends.

— The petition online:

— The site for the petition:

— Contact email for the petition:

Thank you so very much.


If you think that kids don’t need to stumble across picture books promoting drag queens and cross dressing.

If you still believe that pronouns are meant to describe factual realities and are not an arbitrary, self-declaration of perceived identity.

If you hold to the ancient history notion that we all agreed on ten years ago that kids should not have to think about who they might want to have sex with because kids are not sexual.

If you think that parents who know and love their kids best should have the say over when and where their children encounter LGBTQ and other sexually oriented topics.

Then you’ve come to the right place.

If you live in the Homer, Alaska area, and you want LGBTQ books to stay in the adult section, then please, sign and share our petition. We’re aiming for 1,500 signatures, and we need you to join the movement.

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Homer mom fights to protect kids from library’s gender confusing books

Jim Minnery
A lifelong Alaskan, Jim Minnery has served as the executive director of Alaska Family Council since its inception in 2006.