In the United States, publishing must face censorship

The country’s largest bookseller, Barnes & Noble, is threatened with legal action.

The “cancel culture” continues to plague the United States. The cultural battle that has been raging for a year between Democrats and Republicans to censor literature in schools is now spreading to the private sector. The largest bookseller in the country, Barnes & Noble, is threatened by several American states with legal action if it does not withdraw from sale works with content deemed “obscene”.

In the state of Virginia as in Tennessee, the conservative camp has armed itself in recent days with a myriad of lawyers to ban popular novels dealing with gender identity, sexual orientation and the LGBTQ community (lesbians , gay, bisexual, transgender and queer). Already censored in schools and public libraries in several cities, the book Gender Queer in which the author Maia Kobabe recounts the journey of her identification as a non-binary person, as well as the novel by Sarah J. Maas A Court of Mist and Fury (A palace…

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