#News

Conservative Group Launches “Hide the Pride” to Remove Books From Library Pride Displays

The movement intends to "empty libraries of LGBTQ content aimed at kids" by checking out and hiding all LGBTQ books on library displays.

The Misinformation Age: Book Censorship News, June 3, 2022

This week's book censorship news and the truth behind the State Farm-GenderCool project.

A Group of Louisiana Libraries Block Cultural Displays

A group of Louisiana libraries block cultural displays, including Pride, Black and Woman's History Month, and others.

Mindy Kaling Selects First Book for Mindy’s Book Studio

Mindy Kaling has partnered with Amazon Studios to launch her own "story studio," and here are the first books she's selected for partnership.

New Children’s Book by Channing Tatum Inspired by His Daughter

The new children's book by Channing Tatum is inspired by his daughter, their relationship, and the importance of being unique.

R.L. Stine is Releasing New Horror Stories for Kids This Summer

R.L. Stine is famous writing horror stories that have been scaring kids and teens for decades. This summer, he is releasing more.

1984 is Banned in Belarus, Bookstore Owner Detained for Carrying It

The Eastern European country Belarus has banned the sale of 1984, and two booksellers and publishers have been detained for carrying it.

2022 International Booker Prize Winner Announced

It is the first book originally written in any Indian language to win the award.

Business As Usual: Book Censorship News, May 27, 2022

This week's book censorship news, including a warning about upcoming challenges and protests to Pride displays and events.

High School Activist Given PEN Award for Organizing Protests Against “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

In light of increased censorship efforts, a high school activist has been given a PEN award for organizing against the Don't Say Gay Bill.