Tag Archives: erotica

Free Speech Orgs Host Banned Books Reading Tomorrow!

NCAC’s event with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is tomorrow night! E-vite your friends, mark your iCalendars, write it on your hand, whatever, just come! What: Readings from everything from “Fifty Shades of Grey” to “Fanny Hill” to “Joe Blow” by readers including … Continue reading

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Come to “Fifty Shades of Banned”: A Banned Books Week Celebration

NCAC is partnering with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in hosting a night of Pleasure Reading, literally. In honor of Banned Books Week (Sept. 29 – Oct. 6), we invite you to join us in celebrating with readings from some … Continue reading

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Just When You Thought You Had Enough “Fifty Shades”…

After Brevard County reversed its decision to remove Fifty Shades of Grey from its libraries, we noticed that several other library systems who had initially said they wouldn’t buy the book relented in the face of public demand. Holds on these … Continue reading

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“Fifty Shades” of Free Speech FTW!

Three weeks ago, the National Coalition Against Censorship heard that the bestselling erotic novel had been unceremoniously pulled from library shelves in Brevard County, FL, supposedly at the prerogative of one individual. There had been no complaints by patrons–on the contrary, many … Continue reading

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NCAC Opposition to “Fifty Shades” Ban Big in the News

The meteoric sales of Fifty Shades of Grey and its subsequent banning from public libraries around the country–in particular in Brevard County, FL, has been all over the news this week. One of the most notable of the media pick-ups was … 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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