Article Title

Library asked to remove book: Seaside patron dislikes gay subject

Authors

Greg Spencer

Newspaper

The Daily Astorian (Astoria)

Date

1993

Challenged Material

When heroes die by Penny Raife Durant

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Seaside

Participants

patron; Seaside Public Library

Abstract

A patron at the Seaside Public Library challenged the book "When Heroes Die" for its homosexual content. The library board was set to review the challenge at its meeting on October 5th. Library Director Shirley Gibbons commented that the library offers a variety of materials, and not all materials will suit all patrons' tastes.

Keywords

AIDS, gay, surreptitious censorship

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