A plan to have an acclaimed gay author speak to students in Charlotte County [New Brunswick] high schools has been scrapped after a few parents objected.

Alex Sanchez writes books about gay youth and their struggle to find acceptance, but local school principals were not comfortable allowing him to address their students. ...

"The idea was to try and have an audience of maybe as many as 1,500 students," Remer said.

But Sanchez won’t be able to spread his message in School District 10 because some parents have pressured principals, he said. ..."

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