Florida has implemented the majority of bans in the U.S.
September 25 2023 8:00 AM
A temporary lifeline for Samuels Public Library fuels a broader struggle over free speech, discrimination, and community values as residents and officials clash over LGBTQ+ books.
Marc Tyler Nobleman was admonished for telling students the co-creator of Batman had a gay son.
The 71-year-old used the words “lube” and “cock” in a sentence during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing..
He gave the nonpartisan town council and mayor an ultimatum to exclude the gay pastor.
The activist and author will serve as national press secretary for the organization.
The group of parents are upset that their kids would be exposed to diverse authors and viewpoints in their English classes.
Supporters of LGBTQ+ book bans called for a protest but instead opponents of such bans showed up in large numbers.
The lesbian writer's memoir in essays spans topics ranging from sexual abuse to long COVID, AIDS activism to unexpected connections with nuns — all chronicled with honesty and wit.
After 27 years at the library, she still believes that it’s important to offer books from all perspectives, including those of LGBTQ+ people.
While he was speaking with CBS News correspondent David Begnaud at the National Book Festival, Buttigieg reflected on the political motivation behind Republican book bans.
She testified that she believes there is nothing inappropriate or sensitive about the children’s picture book.
Organizers say they expect a more forthcoming answer about why the event, which included a trans and nonbinary reading room, was suddenly scrapped.
The parents say that if their children have to read books about or by LGBTQ+ people, that would violate their rights to religious freedom.
Florida’s “don’t say gay” law is now depriving students of accessing some of the most read works in the English language.
They say they can’t access their children’s school records without first answering a question they believe is political and asked in bad faith.
The former president took aim at the recent push by right-wing extremists to ban books from public and school libraries.