Blog Archives

6 Artists Who Were Banned, Censored or Arrested by Conservatives

Source: AlterNet By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd  With a brief reprieve after the ‘90s culture wars, it looks as though the tide is shifting back in the direction of visual art censorship. With a brief reprieve after the ‘90s culture wars,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Censorship 2010 Recap

This is a recap of some of the censorship issues that took place in 2010 with links to the articles. “In a Time of Universal Deceit, Telling the Truth is a Revolutionary Act.” Stop The Internet Blacklist Shocking Censorship at Google News

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Corporate Censorship

Art Censorship on a Slippery Slope

Right-wing critics are constantly warning about “slippery slopes.” Well, removal of the Wojnarowicz video was surely the beginning of a slippery slope. Read the full article from The Washington Post.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Censorship: Toys in the Nation’s Attic

By Michael Winship Source: Messenger Post Canandaigua, N.Y. — In the snows of yesteryear, I see the movie house of my youth, the Playhouse Theater on Chapin Street, the only one in Canandaigua, N.Y.  — except for a nearby drive-in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Corporate Censorship

National Coalition Against Censorship – December 2010 Update

Monthly Update December 2010 Action, Advocacy, Education… In support of free expression Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! As 2010 winds down, challenges to free speech are on the rise – crossing boundaries of print, visual art, television and the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Censorship in America – Please Help

Censorship in America just started a new Facebook Page supporting our site. We are asking that you please click the “Like” button at the top of the left sidebar, or to follow this link and click the “Like” button. We are

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Wojnarowicz Update: Catholics United Fights Back, AA Bronson Still Rebuffed, Patti Smith Talks

Source: Hyperallergic By Kyle Chayka Fighting the perception that all Catholics are as conservative as those espoused in William Donohue’s Catholic League call for the Smithsonian to remove David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire in My Belly” from Hide/Seek, Catholics United has

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Canadian Artist Wants Work Pulled From U.S. Exhibit Marked By Controversy

Source: MontrealGazette.com By Peter Simpson, Postmedia News OTTAWA — The National Gallery of Canada is caught between censure and censorship, and will take no further part in a controversy around the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., says director Marc

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Discussion: Smithsonian Censorship of David Wojnarowicz’s “Fire in My Belly”

Since The National Portrait Gallery’s act of intellectual treason took place on December 2, the story has been making national and international headlines. I have read several articles, blogs, etc. about this subject. If you are unfamiliar with this story,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Smithsonian Faces Funding Boycott in Censorship Row

Source: The Drum A host of US art foundations are threatening to withdraw support from the Smithsonian after the gallery censored the video, A Fire in My Belly, from an exhibition exploring sexuality in portraiture. In response the president of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized