Amazon Pulls All Books That Treat LGBTQ+ Identities as Mental Illnesses

Amazon Pulls All Books That Treat LGBTQ+ Identities as Mental Illnesses

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Amazon has decided that it’s not going to lend a helping hand to Republican senators who are desperate to turn the lives of transgender people into a toxic culture war. The e-commerce behemoth has reportedly informed a cabal of GOP senators that it will no longer sell any books that treat transgender or other sexual identities as mental illnesses. Last month, Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida, Mike Lee of Utah, Mike Braun of Indiana, and Josh Hawley of Missouri, wrote to Jeff Bezos demanding an explanation of why When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment was no longer for sale on Amazon. In a response seen by The Wall Street Journal, Amazon exec Brian Huseman wrote: “We have chosen not to sell books that frame LGBTQ+ identity as a mental illness.” The senators haven’t commented on the response, but whined in their initial letter that book’s removal was a message “to conservative Americans that their views are not welcome on its platforms.”

Mom Dresses Cat In Daughter’s New Bra Top To Show How Ridiculously Small It Is | Bored Panda

Mom Dresses Cat In Daughter’s New Bra Top To Show How Ridiculously Small It Is | Bored Panda:

“A crocheted bra top for sale on Amazon received an unexpected bit of publicity after a reviewer used their cat to model the item to show just how small it is. Reviews do indicate that the piece ‘runs small,’ but when one 16-year-old girl received the item, her mother wrote this hilarious review in response:”