Amazon workers are increasingly upset over the online company’s act of selling a book that they have labeled as negatively discussing LGBTQ values, although, in reality, it focuses on the transgender movement among young children.
NBC News reported that at least two Amazon employees have recently quit in order to push back against Amazon’s selling of “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters,” written by Abigail Shrier.
As reported by NBC News:
The resignations come after a complaint posted to the company’s internal message board in April drew the support of over 467 Amazon corporate employees, according to a copy obtained by NBC News. As of last year, the company employed over 1.3 million people worldwide and is the second-largest employer in the U.S.
The petition was led by employees and advocates who support deplatforming Shrier’s book.
“The book is currently listed as the first, second and third bestsellers — for the hardcover, softcover and Kindle editions — in Amazon’s category of ‘LGBTQ+