||BOOKS 2022 #BannedTogether virtual auction taking place Sept. 22-25
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On Sept. 22-25, non-profit organization Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP) will hold its second annual #BannedTogether virtual auction to raise $10,000 to send 800 LGBTQ+-inclusive books to elementary schools across the United States and Canada.
The auction features items and experiences donated by a star-studded group including actor Leslie Jordan, actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, actor Billy Porter, actor Chris Colfer, drag queen Shangela, actress Lea DeLaria, drag queen Brooke Lynn Hytes, actress Elvira, author ALOK, drag queen Latrice Royale, comedian Hannah Hart, actress Emily Hampshire, actress Jennifer Beals, comedian Hannah Gadsby, musical duo Tegan & Sara, actress Nicole Maines, comedian Cameron Esposito, actress Kat Barrell, actor Carson Kressley, actress Natasha Negovanlis, tennis legend Billie Jean King, singer Melissa Etheridge, singer Rufus Wainwright, singer Mary Lambert, author Desmond Is Amazing and musical duo A Great Big World.
Founded in November 2019, Pride and Less Prejudice sends free LGBTQ+-inclusive books to pre-kindergarten through third-grade classrooms in order to foster LGBTQ+ acceptance. Since its launch, PLP has raised more than $100,000 and donated more than 7,500 books to classrooms in 49 U.S. states and seven Canadian provinces.
Visit plp.schoolauction.net/bannedtogether/ .
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