Banned Books 2020 – Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

Marshall University does not ban books! The information is provided to let people know what has been banned/challenged elsewhere.


Challenged for LGBTQIA+ content, for “its effect on any young people who would read it,” and for concerns that it was sexually explicit and biased.


Challenged for being anti-family, unsuited to age group, offensive language, homosexuality, sex education, political viewpoint, religious viewpoint, and other reasons (“wants to remove from collection to ward off complaints”).

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A Banned book has been removed from a library, classroom, etc.
A Challenged book has been requested to be removed from a library, classroom, etc.

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Ron Titus,

Last updated

August 12, 2020