YouTube Demonetization Targets Conservatives… and Atheists and LGBTQs?

YouTube is under fire for mass demonetization of content creators. It happened to me last week after having an article of mine read on the air by Rush Limbaugh. I don’t think it was a coincidence. Conservative or libertarian views do not seem welcome on YouTube anymore. If you run a search for demonetization on YouTube, you will come up with mostly conservative or libertarian channels that are complaining about unfair treatment. However, shortly after making this argument I was contacted by Hemant Mehta, the Friendly Atheist, who assured me that it’s not just us — atheists and LGBTQ channels are also being demonetized.

  • tom_billesley

    Basically, demonetize anyone who might obstruct or be reprehensible to islam.

  • dukestreet

    Does anyone have another option to use instead of YouTube? Most of what I’ve looked up is very specialized, so you don’t get to do a broad spectrum of things loaded up.

  • Reader

    I think it is about time for a Class Action lawsuit in the USA against Google for the loss of income.

  • Hard Little Machine

    I will give them this – the live streams of CNN are pretty much 90% adverts. Every 60 seconds there’s a 15 second to 90 second ad inserted over and above the commercial breaks in the source broadcast. It’s unwatchable.