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The Magicians Demonstrates Library Shelving is a Crucial Form of Speech

March 22, 2019
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The Magicians Demonstrates Library Shelving is a Crucial Form of Speech

“That’s why these books are so important; they’re such a gift. They can allow you to see other points of view.” – Penny 23, The Magicians on SyFy Last month, a long-fought victory in a Kansas library allowed the continued shelving of LGBTQIA kids books with other books for readers of a similar age instead…

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Netflix Complies With Censorship Request from Saudi Arabia

January 3, 2019
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Netflix Complies With Censorship Request from Saudi Arabia

According to a Financial Times article, Netflix recently removed an episode of Patriot Act with Hassan Minhaj that was critical of Saudi Arabia after the kingdom threatened the episode was in breach of their internet cyber-crimes laws. The episode in question, episode 2 simply titled Saudi Arabia, is still available to watch outside of Saudi…

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Lesbian Flirtation Edited Out of Steven Universe in Sweden

June 13, 2016
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Lesbian Flirtation Edited Out of Steven Universe in Sweden

Over 1,300 Swedish fans of the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe have signed a petition objecting to dialogue changes in the Swedish-language version of a recent episode that effaced a same-sex flirtation between the characters Ruby and Sapphire. The network acknowledges the changes, but says they were necessary to comply with unspecified Swedish content ratings. In…

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