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Maia Kobabe's graphic memoir "Gender Queer" became the most banned book in American schools, drawing the Northern California artist and writer into the nation's cultural wars. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'
[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-12-21 11:00:19 UTC ]
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The judge in two obscenity cases in Virginia that targeted two books—Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe and A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas—has dismissed the cases, saying that the books are not obscene under the law and the law that pertains to the litigation is itself flawed.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'
[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-31 13:48:46 UTC ]
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In another example of this country being thrust back into the past, two books are currently on trial in Virginia for obscenity: Maia Kobabe’s graphic memoir Gender Queer (“This heartfelt graphic memoir relates, with sometimes painful honesty, the experience of growing up non-gender-conforming.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'
[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-30 15:59:03 UTC ]
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Maia Kobabe’s book “Gender Queer,” about coming out as nonbinary, landed the author at the center of a battle over which books belong in schools, and who gets to make that decision. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'
[ The New York Times | 2022-05-01 23:54:03 UTC ]
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At Slate, Maia Kobabe discusses writing Gender Queer, a memoir about self-acceptance and understanding, which has been challenged in schools and libraries across the country in recent months. “What I’m learning is that a book challenge is like a community attacking itself,” Kobabe says. “The... Continue reading at 'The Millions'
[ The Millions | 2022-03-30 20:30:51 UTC ]
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