Queering the Censorship Debate

Tom Cotton and his bestie.

By Richard Goldstein

They called it “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate.” A multiracial group of prominent artists and intellectuals — 153 of them — signed it. “The free exchange of information and ideas, the lifeblood of a liberal society, is daily becoming more constricted,” the letter read. While the signatories hailed the current wave of protests, they also worried about “an overcorrection that stifles the principles we…