Uncle Bobby's Wedding
Artist: Sarah Brannen
Date of Action: October, 2012
Region: North America
Location: Bretwood, Missouri
Subject: Sexual/Gender Orientation
Confronting Bodies: Library Patron
Description of Artwork: "Uncle Bobby's Wedding" is a children's book about two hamsters who have a gay wedding. One of the hamster's niece is perplexed by her uncle's alternative marriage; however, her confusion is resolved upon realizing her Uncle's love for his groom.
The Incident: An angry public library patron demanded that the picture book be removed due to its positive portrayal of same-sex marriage.
Results of Incident: Despite the patron's protests, the text was kept in the library.