Why a Sydney council banned a book on same-sex parenting


Why has a Sydney council banned a book on same-sex parenting? This week, a Western Sydney Council voted to remove material about same-sex parenting from its library shelves. In the days following the announcement, the NSW Government threatened to reduce its funding for libraries in the area, amid calls to reverse the ban.

On today’s deep dive, we’ll dive into the headlines you’ve been seeing about the book ban and explain the context and fallout of the decision.

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