A Straight Ally on Amazonfail

Richard Nash, founder of the respected indie Soft Skull Press (now an imprint of Counterpoint), had a fascinating entry on his blog about the recent Amazon.com LGBT book-ranking controversy (if you've been in the sauna the last few days you can get up to date here, here and here).  Nash writes as a straight ally and tells the truth about the importance of vigilance when it comes to corporations like Amazon.  It's well worth a read.  A taste:

"In effect: guilty until proven innocent is the standard to which we must hold ourselves. Because that’s how the other half lives, without any choice in the matter."

You can read the rest of it here: A straight white male publisher on glitches and ham-fisted errors

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