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Abigail Shrier Irreversible Damage

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lionheart Mon 22-Jun-20 13:45:47

Abigail Shrier

'Amazon just blocked my publisher from advertising my book, IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE.

Apparently, you're allowed to promote gender ideology; you're just not allowed to question it.'

Worth also following Shrier's link to Regnery Publishing--quite a long thread but here is how it starts:

Regnery Publishing

'Our full statement: The cancel culture has made it clear that it despises diversity of opinion, and it will not tolerate science, data, facts, or anything that contradicts the approved narrative. If you’re not on board, you’ll have your head handed to you. 1/3

If you go on Amazon right now and search ‘transgender books,’ you will find paid advertisements from major publishing houses promoting books on the side of this issue Amazon apparently agrees with. 2/3

But if you’re a college fball coach who wears a conservative tshirt, an editor at the @nytimes who runs an opinion piece by a Rep senator, or a respected journalist who writes for @WSJ investigating a serious social issue affecting young women in America, you will be silenced. 3/3

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Igmum Mon 22-Jun-20 13:50:14

It's still for sale on Amazon so presumably this ban is only on advertising?

lionheart Mon 22-Jun-20 13:53:06

Yes (and apologies for the Fox link).

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lionheart Mon 22-Jun-20 19:35:08

Not censoring but stifling.

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OhHolyJesus Mon 22-Jun-20 19:47:10

I'll buy it but not on Amazon. Bloody awful thing to do. Big corps still running scared. Cowards.

lionheart Mon 22-Jun-20 22:06:10

Yes, there are lots of places to get this aside from Amazon.

It will be interesting to see where it gets reviewed.

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Melroses Mon 22-Jun-20 23:09:17

If I search her on Amazon, I get sponsored results for strange expensive silicon underwear.

Other online book retailers are available. Some of them sell books hmm

lionheart Tue 23-Jun-20 01:49:17

Yes, lots of synthetics.

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SunsetBeetch Fri 17-Jul-20 07:29:04

Joe Rogan has had Abigail Shrier on his podcast.

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