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Sociology Professor Sanctioned for Class on Prostitution at University of Colorado Boulder

Why is it that every time sex enters the conversation in academia, harassment always appears to shadow it? How perverse – and unfair to real victims of harassment –  that this serious charge is used against a professor for nothing … Continue reading

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Happy Nude Year! Lawsuit Forces Display of Nudes Until January 17

Court settlement extends San Bernardino County Government Center exhibit, to compensate for time during which paintings had been removed. Today NCAC and and the ACLU of Southern California were please to see the final court settlement that extends the exhibition … Continue reading

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What’s the Harm in the Government Spreading Fear About Video Games? A Lot, Actually!

Since our op-ed on New Jersey Senate Bill 2715 landed in the Times of Trenton, and our subsequent letter to Gov. Chris Christie was picked up by video game journalists, we’ve seen a couple questions pop up in comments and … Continue reading

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So You Heard About the SAGA/Apple/ComiXology Flap, and You Want to Know More About Digital Gatekeepers?

We can help with that! NCAC is concerned with censorship in all its forms, even those instances where private enterprises are within their legal rights to marginalize or ban content based on a point of view. Users engage with the … Continue reading

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Small-Town Librarian Takes On Sony–and Wins

Don’t mess with Abbe Klebanoff, the head of public services for Pennsylvania’s Lansdowne Public Library. She encouraged teens to create a music video called “Read It” to the music of Michael Jackson’s song, “Beat It,” and posted it on YouTube. What … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Parks Department Bends to Will of Radio Host, Bans Play

SummerStage will not be performing their “diabolical” play at Lapham Peak State Park in Wisconsin as previously scheduled, as a right-wing radio host put the fear of God in The Department of Natural Resources. The Progressive reported the DNR pulled “The … Continue reading

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Art, Porn and Censorship: the Mansfield Art Center (OH) Covers up Painting

A painting, included in a juried exhibition show at the Mansfield Art Center in Ohio, was partially covered with black paper. The painting had been selected for inclusion in the show, but the management of the Art Center decided that the … Continue reading

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The So-Not-Dirty Cowboy Author Speaks

We were able to chat yesterday with Amy Timberlake, the author of The Dirty Cowboy, (illustrated by Adam Rex). The book that has been at the center of a censorship debate outside of Hershey, P.A.. Two parents of a child … Continue reading

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Video: “Fifty Shades of Grey” Fans Speak Out Against Library Ban

We spoke to fans of Fifty Shades of Grey about libraries that have banned their beloved trilogy, and erotica in general. This video was shot at an appearance by Grey author E.L. James at the Union Square Barnes & Noble … Continue reading

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Bring Fifty Shades of Grey Back to Brevard County

E.L. James’ erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey first made headlines as a phenomenal best-seller, topping the Amazon.com, New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists at 3 million copies sold. Now, not surprisingly, the book is getting attention for … Continue reading

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