Amazon has decided to ban books that discuss gender dysphoria, or gender confusion.
According to Mayo Clinic:
Gender dysphoria is a diagnosis listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), a manual published by the American Psychiatric Association to diagnose mental conditions. This term is intended to be more descriptive than the one that was previously used, gender identity disorder. The term gender dysphoria focuses on one's discomfort as the problem, rather than identity. A diagnosis for gender dysphoria was created to help people get access to necessary health care and effective treatment.
“We have chosen not to sell books that frame LGBTQ+ identity as a mental illness,” wrote Amazon in response to questions from members of Congress.
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