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Planned event reignites debate about libraries’ role as forum for free speech

TORONTO — An event featuring a self-described feminist speaker known for denying the existence of transgender people has reignited an old debate about the role of public libraries as forums for free speech.

Meghan Murphy’s talk — titled “Gender Identity: What Does It Mean For Society, The Law and Women?” and hosted by a group called “Radical Feminists Unite” — is set to go ahead at a Toronto library on Tuesday amid vocal opposition by LGBTQ community members and their…

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