Some Duke Freshmen Are Refusing to Read a Comic Book Because It's Too Sexy

The cover of 'Fun Home'

Some incoming students at Duke University are refusing to read Fun Home, a critically acclaimed bestselling comic book memoir, because it has sex scenes that violate their religious and moral beliefs, according to the school's newspaper. In the novel, Alison Bechdel, who won the MacArthur Genius Grant last year, chronicles her coming out as a lesbian and her dealing with the suicide of her father, who kept his own homosexuality secret for decades.

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