#Censorship

Book Ratings Systems Are Not a Solution: Book Censorship News, November 25, 2022

A book rating system is not a solution to book challenges or content. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

My Book, Plus 300+ Others, Is Banned in Missouri: Book Censorship News, November 18, 2022

Missouri's bill has led to hundreds of books being pulled and not returned to shelves. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

The History of Fanny Hill and The Censoring of Women’s Pleasure

A history of FANNY HILL, one of the first erotic novels written in English, and its history of being censored and banned.

No, Books Should Not Have Content Ratings Like Movies

In recent years, certain groups have demanded a more robust rating system for books, but there are many reasons this would be inequitable.

Keller Schools Ban Books About Trans and Nonbinary People

Keller Independent School District in Texas has banned all books about transgender and nonbinary people from schools.

There Are Not Two Sides to the Holocaust: Book Censorship News, November 11, 2022

What it means to represent and meet community needs in school and public libraries. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Why Read a Book When You Can Ban It Instead? Inside Florida’s Clay County School District

Clay County District Schools in Florida has a running list of books being challenged. Why are so many marked "weeded?"

The Biased Online Book Ratings Systems Undermining Professional Review Sources: Book Censorship News, November 4, 2022

BookLooks, RatedBooks, and more biased online rating systems getting books banned. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Prison Memoir Banned from Florida Prisons

A memoir by a reporter who experienced incarceration and rehabilitation may be banned from Florida state prisons.

School Librarian Continues Defamation Law Suit; Champions First Amendment Rights of All

Librarian Amanda Jones, who lost her defamation lawsuit in September, is continuing the fight.