Sex Books Questioned in the Lone Star State

A group of citizens started by a couple (the “married, one male one female variety”) in Montgomery County Texas, Tommy and Sheila Taylor are re-introducing a protest against a selection of books in the Houston area public libraries, books focused almost exclusively on sexuality and homosexuality. The group hails back to 2001 and 2002, when they first approached the library system with their complaints, previously mentioned in another LIS News article.

The library critics have re-activated to try again to get certain books that they consider objectionable off the shelves (including the wonderful guide to sex for young and pre-teens, “It’s Perfectly Normal” by Robie Harris). Library system director Jerilynn Williams said that since the committee does not have time to review all the books, they have decided to re-review three books a month starting in the second or third week in August. Here’s the story from the Houston Community Newspapers .

In just the past five weeks, an estimated 16 books have been submitted for review, with most of the titles listed on the group’s new website . The group even posts a warning that you must be at least 18 years old to enter their site, as the titles and descriptions include profanity, explicit sexual content and graphic violence. Here ’tis :

So, if you’re over 18, check the little box and dive in (you wild and crazy perverts!!!!!!!) You might just learn something.