Allegheny County Prison discontinues access to books for incarcerated individuals, choosing profit over rehabilitation.
So many queer stories have been buried, so many gender outlaws have been rewritten in historical accounts. Unearthing them is exciting.
A reader reflects on the morality-driven backlash against the adaptation of Sally Rooney's NORMAL PEOPLE, as heard on a radio show from Ireland.
The long, ongoing tradition of highly organized censorship in New Zealand sparks interesting questions around responsibility, taste, and expression.
How City Lights, an independent bookstore in California, helped end "obscenity" censorship in the United States.
Censorship of books like Thirteen Reasons Why, no matter how you feel about them, won't help solve teen suicides, even if it makes us feel a little better.
In 1998, Kuwait ushered in an era of censorship after controversy over four writers. Things now may be changing for the better: But who were those writers?
Jess looks at the now-pulled J. Scott Campbell cover, which sexualizes a black teenage girl, and focuses on the criticisms that "fandom doesn't like art."
Supporting the work of Ashraf Fayadh, who is serving time in prison for writing his poetry.
Award-winning middle grade author Kate Messner talks with us about censorship, why tough books matter, & how young (and old!) readers build empathy muscles.
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