16 books challenged for their gay content

Running with scissors is one of sixteen books challenged for its gay contentBY KEVIN BURRA
Huffington Post Gay Voices

Remember when threw your TV remote across the room, hid your smart phone beneath your couch cushion and vowed that you and your family would read more this summer? Well, there’s still plenty of summer left (right? right???) which means it’s not too late to flip some pages—and we’re going to help you do so with radical flair.

We’ve compiled a list of books that have frequently faced controversy due, in part, to their gay content. From children’s picture books, to young adult fiction, to modern classics, these books have been challenged—defined by the American Library Association as an attempt to “remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group”—for their perceived threats to the sexual status quo.

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