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Stock Photo / Image via Pexels Turns out, all our fears are true. When first getting a digital assistant like Siri, Cortana, or Alexa, there’s a worry about how much the machine is tuning in. While the normal command to start up the assistant is to call out its name, there’s the concern that these products and digital aides are listening in at all times. Even in our most intimate of moments. And now, a British news site is taking up...

Earlier this month, Amazon pulled all titles by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, the “father of conversion therapy,” after they determined that his books violated the site’s guidelines. However, in response to Amazon’s move, a group of U.S. House Republicans known as the The Republican Study Committee is asking fellow GOP lawmakers to “contact Amazon with concerns” over its “censorship.” According to a memorandum from The Republican Study Committee acquired by VICE News, lawmakers are saying: “In recent days, Amazon has banned the sale...

A gaggle of House Republicans are lobbying their colleagues to bully Amazon into restocking two ex-gay conversion books it recently yanked from its online shelves. The trouble began earlier this month when the retailer pulled all the titles written by the late Dr. Joseph Nicolosi (a.k.a. the “father of conversion therapy”) after determining they violated the its guidelines. The move came after a Change.org petition gathered over 80,000 signatures calling on the site to stop selling Nicolosi’s books, “A Parent’s Guide...

Amazon is taking a stand against conversion therapy and Christian extremists are not happy about it. As of late last week, the online retailer has yanked all titles by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi (a.k.a. the “father of conversion therapy”) after determining his books violated the its guidelines. The move came after a Change.org petition gathered over 80,000 signatures calling on the site to cease sales of Nicolosi’s books, which promoted bogus gay conversion therapy practices and which have been described by some...

Madonna in new documentary, “The World of Madame X” Amazon Prime Video recently added a new short-form documentary, World of Madame X, which chronicles the evolution of Madonna’s latest number one album, Madame X. The 23-minute film shares how the Queen of Pop was given the nickname ‘Madame X’ when she was 19-year-old and a new transplant to New York City. Madge also explains how her new album, Madame X, which recently debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, came...

Photo by Avi Richards on Unsplash After three months of protests, Amazon pulled the conversion therapy books from its website. For months now, complaints have been growing against Amazon for selling gay conversion books. The books were written by the late Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, who died in 2017. The site continued to sell these books despite the practice’s promise of converting gay people into being straight getting debunked years ago. In addition, several states and counties in the US, and areas...

It’s June, so it feels like every company is slapping rainbows on their products to celebrate LGBTQ Pride. But what about straight people? Aren’t they allowed to show their pride too? Now they can with some beauti- um… special Straight Pride gear. Amazon appears to be the place to go for Straight Pride gear, where folks who want everyone to know that that one time back in college does not mean they’re queer can order this gray pin. It comes with not one,...

Arjun Mathur is a Bollywood actor making a name for himself on the hit new Amazon series Made in Heaven. The show follows two wedding planners from Delhi who run an agency called Made in Heaven. Mathur plays Karan Mehra, the openly gay lead. The series is Amazon’s fourth Indian original series and has proven to be such a hit that it was picked up for a second season just one month after the Season 1 premiere back in March. Since...
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Last year, Amazon got some negative attention after one of its retailers, the company 1000 Flags UK offered a gold-plated “straight pride flag” pin for 4.50 pounds (six dollars). Though the retailer later removed the pin, other retailers have joined the heterosexual foolishness this year by offering their own “straight pride” gear. According to Hornet, a retailer named Emblem-Gifts is selling four varieties of “Straight Pride LGBT Oblong Lapel Pin Badge” for 4 pounds (about five dollars). They feature three...
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This Amazon ad has a very understated but clear message in support of gay marriage, and we can’t help loving it. The ad for Amazon's Fire TV has two scenes merging into one. On the base level, we seen one of the final scenes from the Oscar Award winning film Moonlight. In it, (spoilers) two childhood friends meet again in a diner after having drift apart. But the old flame between them still burns strong as the two soon realize they...
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On May 22, 2015, James William Hill III, approached a co-worker at an Amazon fulfillment center in Chester, VA and began to punch him repeatedly in the face. The victim, who was only referred to as ‘C.T.’ in reports, suffered a black eye, bloody nose, and other injuries to the face. On that day, Hill was questioned by the human resource department and he was open about saying that he “felt disrespected by C.T. because C.T. was a homosexual; that...

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…and it’s a peach. American ‘internet personality’ and ‘social media influencer’ Cameron Dallas has been letting it all hang out for his behind-the-scenes show Chasing...

One man, blessed with quite a curvy bottom, shares his attempt to break the Internet. C/O the guys at C&C, watch as this bearded gent...