Alison Bechdel's memoir 'Fun Home' runs into trouble with the South Carolina House of Representatives

After the College of Charleston assigned the graphic memoir 'Fun Home' as summer reading, members of the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to cut funding to the school. The budget will be decided on by the general assembly in March. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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Bechdel Reacts to 'Fun Home' Controversy in So. Carolina

Alison Bechdel responds to the cutting of government funding to a South Carolina college that assigned her graphic memoir, "Fun Home," calling the move "sad and absurd." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Constable to publish 'Fun House' host Pat Sharp's memoir

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‘The Yellow House’ Is a Major Memoir About a Large Family and Its Beloved Home

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Slack Co-Founder Champions Diversity in Hiring at the White House's Inaugural South by South Lawn Festival

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Slack Co-Founder Champions Hiring Diversity at White House's First South by South Lawn

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