Posts Tagged ‘ alison bechdel ’

Fun Home Victory in NJ Lawsuit!

June 14, 2019
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Fun Home Victory in NJ Lawsuit!

Monday, June 10, State Superior Court Judge Margaret Goodzeit granted dismissed the lawsuit against Watching Hills New Jersey School District for offering the award-winning graphic memoir Fun Home as a reading choice. Further, the suit dismissal itself reads: “Order denying injunction and dismissing complaint with prejudice for failure to state a claim.” Meaning that the…

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Start Summer Reading with Banned and Challenged Comics!

May 27, 2019
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Start Summer Reading with Banned and Challenged Comics!

Summer reading is not just for kids. Whether you are lining up beach reads months in advance of vacation or drawn to the allure of an airport bookstore for a last minute treat (and the hope of scoring a secretly signed book), reading is ingrained in the unplugged joys of summer. This summer, make it…

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Lawsuit Demands Fun Home Removed

May 15, 2019
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Lawsuit Demands Fun Home Removed

Almost a year after Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic was successfully retained in a New Jersey school district, a lawsuit has been brought against school district employees in Watchung Hills alleging if the graphic novel isn’t removed, “minors will suffer irreparable harm and that New Jersey statutes will be violated.” The plaintiffs asked the…

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Start Planning Banned Books Week with CBLDF!

April 12, 2019
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Start Planning Banned Books Week with CBLDF!

Earlier this week the theme for September’s Banned Books Week was announced following the ALA’s annual Most Frequently Challenged and Banned List, demonstrating the importance for censorship awareness. It’s as crucial this year as ever to plan events to educate, entertain, and shine a light on the multitude of attempts to ban books and comics that…

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Free Teaching Guides from CBLDF Highlight Women in Comics

March 8, 2019
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Free Teaching Guides from CBLDF Highlight Women in Comics

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day around the globe to celebrate and share the accomplishments of women throughout history and today. In honor of that mission, CBLDF has collected some of our most popular teaching resources that demonstrate the integral role of women in comics, both on and off the page. With these…

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Celebrate World Book Day with Signed Fun Home, Saga, & Many More!

March 7, 2019
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Celebrate World Book Day with Signed Fun Home, Saga, & Many More!

Join CBLDF in celebrating World Book Day, today and every day, with your favorite banned and challenged graphic novels! CBLDF is offering donors a slew of resources and signed comics that have experienced band and challenges for their content, including: Fun Home, signed and sketched by Alison Bechdel; Saga Volume One Hardcover and Softcover Editions & Y: The Last Man Deluxe Hardcover,…

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Victory! Fun Home Restored in New Jersey High Schools

February 26, 2019
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Victory! Fun Home Restored in New Jersey High Schools

Fun Home has been returned to the library shelves in North Hunterdon-Voorhees School District high schools. According to National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), the return happened as recently as February 21st. This is not just a victory for the organizations like Comic book Legal Defense Fund, NCAC, ACLU of New Jersey, and other free speech…

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Less than a Week Left! Support CBLDF and Add $590 to Your Comics Library

February 22, 2019
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Less than a Week Left! Support CBLDF and Add $590 to Your Comics Library

Hurry, there’s less than one week left to discover the best in comics with the Humble Comics Bundle: Start Here! featuring over 40 essential comics and manga titles, from modern classics to media tie-in hits and introductory volumes of today’s most exciting graphic novel series! Titles in the Humble Comics Bundle: Start Here! will benefit…

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Humble Bundle Announce a Limited-Time Collection of Must Read Comics

February 13, 2019
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Discover the best in comics with the Humble Comics Bundle: Start Here! featuring over 40 essential comics and manga titles, from modern classics to media tie-in hits and introductory volumes of today’s most exciting graphic novel series! Titles in the Humble Comics Bundle: Start Here! will benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit organization…

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Named Humble Bundle Featured Charity for February!

February 4, 2019
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Named Humble Bundle Featured Charity for February!

  February 4, 2019 – Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has been named as the Featured Charity for February at Humble Bundle, allowing fans of comics, books, and video games to contribute to make an impact for CBLDF’s important work protecting the freedom to read!  Humble Bundle sells a variety of digital content, raising money for…

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