“They were censoring me because of my speech,” he told The Daily Beast.
If that's the case, then the Barnes Noble and Borders debacle isn't just a question of censoring the transgender body.
It is also about censoring the female body—which is what Pejic appears to be on the cover of Dossier.
Sweden explores new frontiers in our misguided, foolish, pointless obsession with rating and censoring entertainment.
Google may not be censoring the search anymore, but the Chinese government still is.
Dave Moroka, who'd been censoring press releases, shook his head.
The censoring had been done at Buda-Pesth in all probability.
The despatch should have been censored here and ought, therefore, to be sent back here for censoring.
There truly is, Let any man ask the first censor that he sees by what authority he is censoring and who gave him that authority.
If the State censors any letters it cannot logically stop short of censoring all.
1530s, "Roman magistrate who took censuses and oversaw public morals," from Middle French censor and directly from Latin censor, from censere "to appraise, value, judge," from PIE root *kens- "speak solemnly, announce" (cf. Sanskrit śamsati "recites, praises," śasa "song of praise").
There were two of them at a time in classical times, usually patricians, and they also had charge of public finances and public works. Transferred sense of "officious judge of morals and conduct" in English is from 1590s. Roman censor also had a transferred sense of "a severe judge; a rigid moralist; a censurer." Of books, plays (later films, etc.), 1640s. By the early decades of the 19c. the meaning of the English word had shaded into "state agent charged with suppression of speech or published matter deemed politically subversive." Related: Censorial.
1833 of media, from censor (n.). Related: Censored; censoring.
censor cen·sor (sěn'sər)
The hypothetical agent in the unconscious mind that is responsible for suppressing unconscious thoughts and wishes.