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.
Bleeped is a new podcast about censorship and the people who stand up to it. Each episode relives a time someone was censored, examines how they stood up to it, and explores what the things we try to censor reveal about our culture. We’ll release the first episode on June 18th.