The New York Times: “Amanda Jones is a librarian. This summer, worried that her town might try to ban books, she spoke up at a public library board meeting about the importance of a diverse collection and preserving young people’s access to books with sexual health content and L.G.B.T.Q. themes. A few days later, she found herself accused online of advocating for pornography in the children’s section. That was not unusual — fights about book banning have gotten ugly all over the country. But in response, Amanda did something that few others have done. [You can listen to this episode of “First Person” on Apple, Spotify Google or wherever you get your podcasts.] (A full transcript of the episode will be available midday on the Times website.)
See also a previous article via EdWeek – A School Librarian Pushes Back on Censorship and Gets Death Threats and Online Harassment
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