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How a YA oral-sex scene touched off Texas' latest culture war

A coming-of-age memoir by a California writer has been seized upon by politicians who want greater control over the kinds of books available in Texas schools.

Gender Queer a Memoir by Maia Kobabe on Nov. 12, 2021.

The book 

The parents

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The backlash

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