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Joe King Whined Like A Bitch When Amazon Yanked His “I’m Just A Sissy” Calendar

Queerty reported last week about Christian cartoonist Joe King and his crass calendar, I’m Not Gay, I’m Just a Sissy: 12 Months of Sexual Confusion—which took potshots at the LGBT community with jokes not worthy of a Mallard Filmore strip.The same day, and after dozens of one-star reviews, Barns & Noble pulled the item off its website. (The calendar was never offered in stores.)

Now Amazon.com has pulped the calendar as well, thanks to pressure from GLAAD, bloggers like us and consumers like you (Everyone give themselves a pat on the back.)

“This calendar has no business being sold and supported by reputable retailers,” said GLAAD communications director Herndon Graddick. “King has a right to his opinions, however anti-gay or anti-transgender they may be, but retailers also have the right to decide that they don’t want to support hateful and dehumanizing content like this.”

King (left) has been addressing the ongoing situation on his “blog”—and we use the term loosely—first with mocking remarks:

“Hoo-we! Hell hath no fury like a he/she scorned… The telephone tree of tantrums is lit up like a Las Vegas marquee for ‘Boy-Lesque’ today with hate mail, threats of boycott and even the risk of Jesus spitting on me for my ‘Sissy’ calendar.”

Once the retailers dropped his calendar, though, King, like so many Fundamentalist bigots, began positioning himself as a victim.

“I feel like David vs. the gay Goliath. id vs. the gay Goliath. Where is every body? That’s OK, I still have a sling shot…”

Oh yeah, Joe. We run the world—us and the Jews, right?

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9 Comments

  • Shannon1981

    What more could we expect? He is obviously an ignorant, uneducated hick who has read nothing but the Bible his entire life. As you say, he has a right to his opinion. However, those of us who have moved into the 21st century have the right to say something about it to the people who matter.

  • the crustybastard

    No doubt Jesus’ teaching was empty and his suffering a waste if Joe King isn’t allowed to profit by creating cartoons that mock other people.

  • the other Greg

    Seriously, is that how he dresses? Maybe the comment “I’m just a sissy” referred to himself.

  • TedSmitts

    Just another example of the gay mafia striking again!

  • Cathy Brennan

    This headline – Joe King Whined Like A Bitch When Amazon Yanked His “I’m Just A Sissy” Calendar – is misogynist.

  • Joey

    You have to be Joe King!!

  • Josh

    Justice! Thank you GLAAD for this, and all that you do. :) Thanks to myself and everyoen who complained and got this hateful, dehumanizing calendar off the market. :)

    -Josh

  • Josh

    @Shannon1981: Thank you dear Shannon. :) I could not have said it better myself. :)

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