Roxane Gay pulls book from Simon & Schuster over Milo Yiannopoulos deal

BuzzFeed News reports that noted author and feminist Roxane Gay has pulled her upcoming book from Simon & Schuster in response to the six-figure deal the publisher offered Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos. Gay told BuzzFeed News that she couldn’t “in good conscience” move forward with publishing How To Be Heard …

Leslie Jones condemns Simon & Schuster over Milo Yiannopoulos book deal

Just before New Year’s, Simon & Schuster was widely pilloried when news broke that the publisher had handed a $250,000 book deal to Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos, known for, among other things, being banned from Twitter for inciting racist harassment against Leslie Jones. Jones, understandably, is now among those…