censorship

A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month.

Essay Collections That Make You Necessarily Uncomfortable

Learning is supposed to be uncomfortable. It challenges you to reconsider long-held beliefs and gives you the opportunity to change.

Canadian Librarian Responds To Threats Against Drag Story Hour by Adding Second Event

When a Canadian librarian received threats for hosting a Drag Story Hour, she said, "They pissed me off. So... I added a second story time."

Librarian Vandalizes 2 Public Libraries, Spray Painting “Groomers”: Book Censorship News, June 24, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a roundup of Pride displays being dismantled, Pride story time protests, and more.

Heather Has How Many Mommies? The Importance of Community to The Creation of HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES

How did HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES, one of the most challenged books in the US, come to be written?

George M. Johnson Announced as Honorary Chair of Banned Books Week

The author of one of the most banned and challenged books of 2021 has been named the honorary chair of Banned Books Week.

“Once the Books Start Coming Off the Shelves, We’ll See You In Court.”: Book Censorship News, June 17, 2022

This week's book censorship news, including white supremacists crashing a Drag Queen Story Hour and a wave of of lawsuits.

12 Books By Up-And-Coming Trans & Nonbinary Authors

We can fight for LGBTQIA+ representation by combating literary censorship. Here are 12 up-and-coming trans and nonbinary authors to support.

Who’s Afraid of a Rainbow Flag?: The Censorship of Library Pride Displays

Libraries across the country are facing backlash for their Pride displays, and the "compromises" aren't working. Here's how you can help.

How Moms For Liberty’s Book Ratings System Enters Schools: Book Censorship News, June 10, 2022

This week's book censorship news and a look at how a book rating system from Moms For Liberty is infiltrating schools.