Bleeped

Bleeped

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Imagine being arrested for taking pictures of a farm, harassed for reading a storybook to children, or jailed for displaying a photograph in a museum. Censorship like this seems unimaginable, but it’s real and happens every day. Bleeped tells these stories. Each episode relives a David and Goliath tale of an individual who triumphed over censorship from a powerful organization, showing that if you’ve been wronged, you can fight back and win! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


6: Ag-Gag Me with a Spoon
Aug 27, 2019 • 30 min
One day, Amy Meyer went to see a slaughter-house near where she lived, and she ended up becoming the United States’ first ag-gag criminal. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
5: Dylan’s New Dress
Aug 13, 2019 • 31 min
When Santana Pilar Andrews was asked to read at Lafayette, Louisiana’s first-ever Drag Queen Story Time, Santana thought it would be an excellent opportunity to help children learn to accept others for who they are. But many in Lafayette didn’t agree.…
4: Felony Disenfranchisement
Jul 30, 2019 • 30 min
Before a jury convicted Alfonzo Tucker of a felony, he had never voted in an election. Then, while incarcerated, he read books about civil rights leaders who lost their lives fighting for the rights of African American’s to vote and became inspired. When…
3: Terms of Service
Jul 16, 2019 • 25 min
John Palmer bought a Christmas gift for his wife Jen from KlearGear.com, but the gifts never arrived. So the Palmers left the company a bad review. KlearGear then fined them $3,500. That’s how everything started. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
2: There’s No Sin in Cincinnati
Jul 2, 2019 • 29 min
Cincinnati prided itself on being a clean town that’s free of pornography and vice, but in 1990, a museum tried to exhibit a collection of Robert Mapplethorpe photographs depicting homoerotic S&M. The city wanted to stop them. See acast.com/privacy for…
1: Riviera Beach
Jun 18, 2019 • 30 min
The City of Riviera Beach sought to use eminent domain to take away 5,500 people’s homes. Fane Lozman tried to stop them. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Introducing Bleeped
May 28, 2019 • 1 min
Imagine being arrested for taking pictures of a farm, harassed for reading a storybook to children, or jailed for displaying a photograph in a museum. Censorship like this seems unimaginable, but it’s real and happens every day. Bleeped tells these…