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UPDATE: “Maybe She Is Crazy”: Linda Harvey’s Anti-Gay Book Pulled From Amazon

maybe-hes-not-gayIf you logged onto Amazon.com to buy Mission: America founder and 80’s picture studio stock model Linda Harvey’s book for your allegedly gay son as a belated Christmas present, you may be out of luck.

According to Back2Stonewall, Maybe He’s Not Gay: Another View on Homosexuality has been yanked off the virtual shelves after receiving letters of complaint.

So it looks like Harvey fans will have to look for the answers to those hard questions she poses somewhere else. Questions like, “Is there another possibility that transcends the seeming finality of a homosexual identity?”

I dunno, Homofin?

UPDATE: According to a spokesperson from Amazon, “the publisher removed the book from sale, not Amazon.” Sigh. Well, I guess there’s always hope that the publishers, finally coming to their senses, found their own book to be a load of crock and burned every copy in a ritualistic bonfire.

On:           Jan 2, 2014
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    • Fitz

      It’s a mistake to censer her. She’s an idiot, let her tie her own noose.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 9:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE

      @Fitz: She may be an idiot, but parent reading her book will cause irreparable harm. Better to yank the book, and simply let her spew her vitriol on her radio show.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 11:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tackle

      Pulling her book. I don’t like the idea of censer. When will it stop, how far will it go, and who decides??? Lets just get the word out through social media and the like, as to what she’s about. And those of us who don’t want to buy her book, wont…

      Jan 2, 2014 at 11:06 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz

      People can (and have) said the same about us. Better to let the cow speak. Truth always wins out.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 11:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott Rose

      It is proper for Amazon to elect not to sell harmful quackery. The religious fundamentalist condemnation of homosexuality and gay people is non-scientific and harmful. Amazon should not sell Harvey’s “book” for the same kind of reasons it shouldn’t sell an instruction manual on how to put a baby into scalding hot water.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 12:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • crowebobby

      It’s censor, like mentor. Common mistakes, but just for the record…

      Jan 2, 2014 at 12:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Merv

      I’m not comfortable with this at all.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 3:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TVC 15

      @Fitz: @Tackle: It’s not really censorship. It’s just a vendor choosing NOT to carry the book. It doesn’t mean people can’t get it from other vendors.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 3:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo

      @TVC 15: Sadly this very simple fact will fall on deaf ears.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 4:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DonW

      @2eo: Yep. Now she gets to be a martyr for the self-styled oppressed Christians being deprived of their freedom of speech and religion by the intolerant gays. We’re playing right into their hands.

      Jan 2, 2014 at 4:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RobinJoyceyvy

      my mother just purchased an awesome green Lincoln MKX SUV by working part time from a computer… go right here…… http://clockurl.com/BeT

      Jan 2, 2014 at 5:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kangol

      She definitely gives off bad scents, but no good sense, since everything that Queerty has reported about her suggests she’s completely off her rocker.

      But I agree that she shouldn’t be censored, just called out for the obsessive h0mophobic big0t that she is.

      With all such hom0phobic (and [email protected], etc.) right w1ngers where’s there’s smoke there’s fire. You can smell hers from that expression alone a mile away!

      Jan 3, 2014 at 1:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JJinAus

      Why can’t people spell “censor”. It looks really bad when berating an ignorant bigot when you can’t spell basic words.

      Jan 3, 2014 at 4:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JJinAus

      Why can’t people spell “censor”? It looks really bad when berating an ignorant bigot when you can’t spell basic words.

      Jan 3, 2014 at 4:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tackle

      Why can’t people put a simple questioned mark (?) in it’s proper place ,and then double post with the correction? If you cannot get that basic punctuation mark right on the first go,then you are in no position to critique someones spelling. It makes you look really bad.

      Jan 3, 2014 at 6:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JJinAus

      1. Because it was a typographical error – obvious to the meanest intellect.
      2. You can’t edit comments after you post them by which time it is too late to correct punctuation oversights.
      3. If you want to be scathing, you need more practice.

      Jan 3, 2014 at 5:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tackle

      It must have been scathing enough. You took the time to respond back.

      Jan 3, 2014 at 6:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • enlightenone

      @MikeE: Works for me!

      Jan 5, 2014 at 5:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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