Banned Book Club

by Kylie Chen (’24)

Banned Book Club is a column that examines the consequences of book banning on different populations and our country as a whole. Each article will feature a different banned book and explore the reasons behind why the book was banned, connecting those reasons to bigger issues within our country.

Banned Book Club: “Gender Queer,” the most banned book of 2021

by Kylie Chen (’24) | October 7, 2022 “Books unite us. Censorship divides us.” These six words were the theme for the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2021 Banned Books week, and they have become especially important in the past couple years, as an increasing number of books are being banned in the United States. According…