I stand with you, James Finn! Not LGBTQ, but I view that as irrelevant. I am not fan of bigoted censorship. Blogging Guide will also be editing posts over the coming weeks. If Nicole Akers, her publication, or any piece from her publication have been cited — they will be deleted. Period.
If you are applying to Blogging Guide as a writer, be warned the only thing we consciously censor is bigotry.
Medium is about inclusivity and I would like to do whatever I can to draw attention to this issue.