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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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Kudos to a courageous Kentucky librarian

Two library employees were fired at the Jessamine County Public Library for violating library policy.  Deciding that the graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume IV: The Black Dossier was inappropriate for young patrons, they conspired to keeping the … Continue reading

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Parents ready to try banning books again in West Bend, WI; this time with a new library board

The fight continues in Wisconsin where parents are calling to ban (and possibly burn) books from a public library. This time they face a library board friendlier to their cause, now that the four pro-First Amendment members weren’t reinstated. CNN … Continue reading

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Monday Book Censorship Wrap

It’s raining here in New York, and it also seems to be raining book censorship news!  From near and far, here’s the round up of book challenges we’re watching. A woman in West Bend, WI, has submitted a complaint to … Continue reading

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NCAC Joins Book Groups in Protesting Restrictions on Books in Topeka Library

We’ve been covering challenges to several books about sex in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.  In February, the library board voted to restrict The Joy of Sex, The Joy of Gay Sex, The Lesbian Kama Sutra, and Sex … Continue reading

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The Joy of CENSORED

A woman in Topeka, Kansas, has requested that the library board restrict other adults’ access to four books in the adult section of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.  The sexual content in The Joy of Sex, Sex for … Continue reading

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