New Report: Troubling Rise in Restrictions on Artistic Freedom and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean
“In the last few years, political and social tensions have risen dramatically in Latin America and the Caribbean amid the confluence of grave crises and dramatic changes. Authoritarian governments… More
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This Wednesday, a group of Utah community members held a @LetUtahRead "Read In" at the Utah Capitol. (organized by @PENamerica with partners @acluutah @UtahLibAssoc @EveryLibrary) 🧵#bannedbookthread
📝Applications for the @PENamerica Emerging Voices Fellowship are now open! ✏️Twelve fellows will receive an honorarium of $1,500. Fellows will be paired with a mentor to serve as a source of guidance for the project. ➡️ Deadline is Jan 31— Apply NOW: http://bit.ly/3JgU8zM
The vagueness is the point. @ThePlumLineGS gets it right. Lawmakers had many chances to make the Don't Say Gay law clearer; they kept it vague. State guidance has also gone further than the original law, w/ worse penalties. Results are #Chilling #EdScare