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@PENamerica @JeffreyASachs @jonfreadom Also: way more bills this year targeting LGBTQ+ identities. You knew this already, but here's what it looks like on a graph.
@PENamerica @JeffreyASachs @jonfreadom Lots more data, analysis, and graphs at the link -- along with predictions for where things are headed in next year's legislative sessions. Don't miss this one. https://pen.org/report/Americas-censored-classrooms/
"We knew (in 1989) as we know now that many calling for Rushdie’s murder were the same fundamentalist leaders who contributed to women’s oppression within communities. We spoke out in the name of our secular traditions, with the banner 'Our tradition, struggle not submission.'"