Republican Senators have asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a letter why a book that “challenges the transgender movement” was pulled from sale on the website. The book, When Harry Became Sally by Ryan T. Anderson, was an Amazon bestseller. Its description says it provides “thoughtful answers to questions arising from our transgender moment” and “a balanced approach to public policy on gender identity, and a sober assessment of the human costs of getting human nature wrong.” The book has been on sale for three years. Amazon has banned books in the past, the works mostly focused on conspiracy theories and debunking the Holocaust. The Amazon web services also recently banned conservative website Parler from its services, and has deplatformed other conservative websites. Related Story WGA Urges Members To Support Amazon Warehouse Workers' Bid To Unionize - See Who Has Signed Petition In the letter to Bezos, the Republican senators asked for further … [Read more...] about Amazon Under Fire For Erasing Transgender Movement Book From Its Sales Site
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Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. As we spend more time listening in to virtual meetings, taking virtual classes , or just utilizing headphones more during the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be unintended damage being done to our ears. Constantly being plugged in while sheltering in place or turning up the volume to not get distracted by family members can have a long-term impact on your hearing. Even the best wireless earbuds for working at home can potentially contribute to other issues, such as headaches and ear pain, and you might not even realize it. “I’ve actually seen a number of patients who have noticed changes in their hearing, likely as a result of using their earbuds for prolonged hours while working,” says Dr. Erich Voigt, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, … [Read more...] about Can Wearing Headphones Cause Hearing Loss and Headaches?
Stranger Things is in the middle of production in its fourth season. Fans are hyped to see what the show's creators the Duffer Brothers have in store for audiences. Recently, People magazine published an interview with one of the show's lead actors David Harbour, who plays Jim Hopper. Harbour revealed that the upcoming season is his favorite one yet because of the direction in which it takes the character of Hopper. "[The Duffer Brothers (Matt and Ross Duffer), are] very responsive to the fan response [but also] a step ahead with the script. [Audiences will] see a lot of your favorite characters doing the thing that you love them for ... but you'll also see them twist it and turn it into other colors and other flavors. And one of the great things that you can see with Hopper is that he was a protector, he's a man of justice [and] he now has become a prisoner. He's trapped and he's isolated. And we get to see an entirely other color of him that has been hinted at. This season is … [Read more...] about Why Stranger Things Season 4 Is David Harbour’s Favorite for Jim Hopper
Exclusive Details Getty 10:24 AM PT -- Mary's cause of death is hypertensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to the Clark County Coroner. In other words, she died from high blood pressure brought on by artery blockages. Mary Wilson , a founding member of The Supremes, the group that not only racked up one of the most impressive string of hits in music history but also helped break the color barrier, has died. Mary's longtime publicist, Jay Schwartz , said she passed suddenly at her home in Henderson, Nevada. We're told she was fine just days ago. The cause of death is unknown. It's impossible to overstate the impact and popularity of The Supremes. They hit like a nuclear bomb in the '60s with a string of chart-topping songs, beginning with "Where Did Our Love Go," and then "Baby Love," "Stop! In the Name of Love," "You Can't Hurry Love," "Reflections," "I Hear a Symphony," "Love Child," "Someday We'll Be Together" and on and on and on. … [Read more...] about Supremes Co-Founder Mary Wilson Dead at 76
Tina Filled with never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, and audiotapes, the new HBO documentary tells the story of the legendary Tina Turner . In the film’s first trailer, the singer tells the story of her mother. “I thought she was so pretty March,” she says. Turner recalls how she used to love to watch her mother cook, until one day — she ran off and never came back. Over a moving rendition of “Proud Mary,” Turner says: “I wanted her to come for me, and I waited. She never did. And it’s alright, you know why? I’m a girl from a cotton field that pulled myself above the destruction and the mistakes, and I’m here for you.” (March 27th) The Handmaid’s Tale, Season Four June Osborne ( Elisabeth Moss ) has made her escape from Gilead. In a deserted city, June has traded in her handmaid’s red dress and white bonnet uniform for casual clothes. In a flashback, June appears in a truck bed with members of the resistance, who appear to have helped her escape. … [Read more...] about Trailers of the Week: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Tina,’ ‘The Underground Railroad’ and More