“Fun Home” raises concerns

Students usually associate bans and challenges within a k-12 education setting. However, that’s not always the case. In 2015 a Duke university  freshmen expressed concern over the summer reading selection of “Fun Home” by Alison Bechdel.

The award winning graphic novel deals with the death of a closeted parent and the authors lesbianism ( Burr,Triggering).

To see the letter concerning the book that the freshman published see:

Freshmen skipping ‘Fun Home’ for moral reasons

Duke students reject award-winning book over gay themes


Works Cited:

Burr, Ty. “Triggering a Call for Debate on Campus.” Boston GlobeAug 30 2015. ProQuest. Web. 21 Aug. 2017


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