Chris Hedges, please answer me. Have you removed nua from Illumination, and has the editor who approved their foul writing been identified and removed? It’s vital that somebody from Illumination address these crucial questions.

Also vital is the fact that Dr Mehmet Yildiz’s only response to this crisis has been to defend cruel homophobic bigotry. Have you taken him to task and chastised him for his horrifying actions? Has anyone? Linda Caroll, please publicly reprimand Mehmet and let him know how awful and disgusting his public homophobia is.

Trust me, I will not let this rest. I can make this the biggest issue Medium has seen in years, and I absolutely will if positive action is not taken right now — immediately.

LGBTQ people demand an apology from Mehmet with respect to his assertion that our core beings have to do with “preference.” He is dead wrong about that. We will not rest until we have satisfaction.

Consider the glove thrown. We will battle the kind of homophobia Mehmet supports, and we will win. Watch us!


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