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It's now illegal for Minnesota  libraries to ban LGBTQ+ books under this new law

The North Star State has officially banned book bans.

Sue Bird & Megan Rapinoe are producing a queer soccer romance for TV: 'Bold, sexy and fun'

Cleat Cute is based on the best-selling novel by Meryl Wilsner.

West Virginia Republicans want to prosecute 'pedophile librarians' over 'obscene' material

Not sure what constitutes "obscene matter?" Neither are the West Virginia Republicans who wrote a new bill seeking to prosecute educators for spreading it.

Black Queer Author Leah Johnson Shares the Inspiration and Rage Behind Opening a Banned Books Store

“Loudmouth is, at its core, a product of rage,” says Johnson, whose books have been the subject of book bans.

11 Most Banned Books by Schools So Far This Year

PEN America has found the most banned books targeted this school year.

Wyoming Library Director Fired For Refusing to Scrap Shelves of LGBTQ+ Books

After 27 years at the library, she still believes that it’s important to offer books from all perspectives, including those of LGBTQ+ people.

Georgia Teacher Fired for Reading Gender-Inclusive Book Appeals Decision

She testified that she believes there is nothing inappropriate or sensitive about the children’s picture book.

Obama Slams Book Bans in Open Letter to American Librarians

The former president took aim at the recent push by right-wing extremists to ban books from public and school libraries.

Missouri's Largest Library System Boots Pride Displays in Kids, Teen Areas

The state has new rules regarding "age-inappropriate" materials in public libraries.

Despite Book Bans, LGBTQ+ Fiction Sales Soar

Between May 2022 and May 2023, 6.1 million LGBTQ+ fiction books were sold.

Vermont Bookstore Fights Book Bans with Pride Readathon for June

Organizers hope to raise funds for a summer camp for LGBTQ+ kids.

Arkansas Parents Sue Library System Over LGBTQ+ Book Censorship

The plaintiffs say they want the stigma of labels on LGBTQ+ books removed and the texts made regularly available again.

13 LGBTQ+ Books to Read and Enjoy Before Spring Is Over

Here are some of the most anticipated queer books that came out this spring!

Georgia School's LGBTQ+ Book Purge Violated Students' Rights: DOE

According to the Department of Education, the school system has entered into a resolution agreement to remedy the damage its prior actions had on students.