Tag: Gender Queer

WATCH NOW! The Censorship of LGBTQ+ Comic Books with Maia Kobabe and Mike Curato

As members of the Banned Books Week Coalition, CBLDF had the opportunity to co-moderate the event “The Censorship of LGBTQ+ Comic Books with Maia Kobabe and Mike Curato.” CBLDF’s Jordan Smith and PFLAG’s Greg Rokisky sat down with frequently challenged…

Utah HB 374 and the Book Challenge Landslide

We are only three months into the school year, and Utah has already been hit hard with book challenges in their public schools and libraries. It is no surprise that graphic novels like Fun Home, Flamer, and Gender Queer are among those being challenged…

WATCH NOW! Gender Queer in Virginia Beach: A Case Study

Libby holding a CBLDF flag. Comic text next to her reads Gender QUeer in Virginia Beach: A Case Study with Jeff Trexler and STeven Emmert.

Watch CBLDF’s behind-the-scenes video on their recent victory in Virginia Beach defending Maia Kobabe’s graphic novel Gender Queer: A Memoir from an obscenity charge. CBLDF digital editor Jordan Smith sat down with Kobabe’s co-counsel Steven Emmert and CBLDF’s Jeff Trexler…

Panelists Announced for NYCC Defending Comics Today!

CBLDF is proud to announce we will be joined by three stellar guests for our panel this weekend at New York Comic Con. Interim director Jeff Trexler and digital editor Jordan Smith will be joined by CBLDF board members Amy…

Gender Queer Victory in Virginia Explained in 38 Tweets

Tuesday marked a victory for Maia Kobabe and er graphic novel Gender Queer as a Virginia judge dismissed a lawsuit against it. The case that targeted both Gender Queer and A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas…

Gender Queer Tops Most Challenged Book List of 2021

This morning, as part of National Library Week, American Library Association released their Top Ten Challenged Books of 2021. Each year, ALA compiles the report and list from information gathered from library staff across the country year-round. Schools, universities, and…

Bill Watch — Update on HB 666

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New information came to light recently regarding Idaho’s House Bill 666, supporting the fact that two graphic novels, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel and Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe, were targeted by the legislation. HB…