Virginia Republican Plans To Sue Barnes & Noble Over Sale Of LGBTQ Book

We’ve all heard the Republican Party claim to be the party of free speech. However, when it comes to books and other media sharing the experiences of LGBTQ individuals, they go about proving it a lie. In fact, two Virginia Republicans are planning to sue a bookstore over the sale of a particular LGBTQ memoir.

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Genderqueer can break records to cause controversy. The graphic novel is described by the publisher, Simon & Schusteras a “powerful cathartic autobiographical chart”[ing] [author Maia Kobabe’s] self-identity journey, including the torture and embarrassment of homosexual adolescents, struggles with how to step out into family and society, connecting with friends through gay erotic fiction, while also dealing with the trauma and fundamental violations of pap smear behavior. ”

Republicans have fought to have the book removed from school libraries, insisting it is pornographic, as it deals with topics including oral sex. Now, they are turning to targeted bookstores.

Attorney Tim Anderson, also a state delegate, announced on his Facebook page this week that he will be moving forward with a new lawsuit, representing congressional candidate Tommy Altman, against the sales giant. book. Barnes & Noble.

“My client, Tommy Altman, has now directed my office to seek an injunction against Barnes and Noble Schools and Virginia Beach to order them to ban them from selling or lending these books to minors without permission. parental consent”.

He’s also invited others to file similar lawsuits statewide, nailing booksellers with shards of junk that costs them tons of legal money and potentially leaves LGBTQ kids with less access to money. stories of others who have faced similar struggles and survived to thrive as adults.

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On Altman’s campaign website, he stated that Americans and Virginians must stand up against excessive government access, which he says is “destroying family life, religious life, business and community.”

Is he talking about himself?

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