LSS - Banned Books

Created on September 7, 2022, 8:56 am

Last Updated September 7, 2022, 9:28 am

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Banned and challenged for profanity, sexual references and use of a derogatory term
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Banned and challenged for profanity, drug use, and alcoholism, and because it was thought to promote anti-police views, contain divisive topics, and be “too much of a sensitive matter right now”
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Banned and challenged for LGBTQIA+ content, profanity, and because it was considered to be sexually explicit
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Banned from schools in the United Arab Emirates, along with 125 others in 2002. The Ministry of Education banned it on the grounds that it contains written or illustrated material that contradicts Islamic and Arab values—in this text, pictures of alcoholic drinks, pigs, and other "indecent images."
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Banned and challenged for LGBTQIA+ content and because it was considered to be sexually explicit.
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Banned and challenged because it depicts child sexual abuse and was considered sexually explicit
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Banned for the use of profanity
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Banned for offensive language, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, and other (“profanity and atheism”)
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Challenged and vandalized for LGBTQIA+ content and political viewpoints, for concerns that it is “designed to pollute the morals of its readers,” and for not including a content warning
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10) Drama
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Challenged for LGBTQIA+ content and for concerns that it goes against “family values/morals”
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Banned, challenged, and restricted for LGBTQIA+ content, and because it was considered to have sexually explicit images
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Banned and challenged for profanity, sexuality
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Banned for language and sexual references in the book
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Banned and challenged for profanity and for “vulgarity and sexual overtones”
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Banned and forbidden from discussion for referring to magic and witchcraft, for containing actual curses and spells, and for characters that use “nefarious means” to attain goals
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Banned and challenged because it was deemed “anti-cop,” and for profanity, drug use, and sexual references
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Banned for sexual content, racism, offensive language, violence and being unsuited to age group.
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This critically acclaimed, multigenerational novel was challenged and banned because it includes sexual violence and was thought to “lead to terrorism” and “promote Islam.”
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Banned and challenged for LGBTQIA+ content and because it was considered to be sexually explicit
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Challenged for a sexually explicit scene that may lead a student to “sexual experimentation”
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