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Twitter has banned the founder of the notorious, right-leaning Twitter account 'Libs of TikTok' for a series of posts about drag shows that target children.
Seth Dillon, the CEO of the right-wing satirical news site Babylon Bee, who recently revealed that he had provided financial support to Chaya Raichik, the author of "Libs of TikTok," tweeted on Wednesday that Twitter had shut her out.
Dillon tweeted, "BREAKING: Twitter recently banned @libsoftiktok for posting a thread regarding many recent drag shows for kids."
"The thread is said to be in violation of Twitter's 'abuse and harassment' regulations."
"Are you aware of what is genuinely abusive? Kids' drag shows."
Dillon, whose satirical site was suspended by Twitter after a news report called transgender Biden staffer Rachel Levine "guy of the year," also released a screenshot of a message received by Twitter to "Libs of TikTok" demanding that the threat tweet be removed.
The Post has reached out to Twitter seeking comment.
“You can promote drag shows for kids on Twitter. That’s fine,” Dillon tweeted.
“You can even share videos of yourself performing in them.”
He added: “The only thing you can’t do is criticize them. Somehow the feelings of a few drag queens matter more to Twitter than the corruption of a generation of children.”
“Libs of TikTok” posts TikTok videos from liberals who often speak about gender identity and other hot-button issues that have become a staple of political and cultural debates.
The account has amassed more than 1.2 million followers.
When Washington Post internet culture reporter Taylor Lorenz identified the account user as Raichik, who insisted on anonymity, she stirred outrage.
Raichik's supporters accused Lorenz and the Washington Post of "doxxing" her by disclosing sensitive details about her personal life that may be used to harass her by opponents.
After it was stated that Lorenz came up at the home of the woman's relatives to ask inquiries, some accused her of hypocrisy.
Lorenz went on MSNBC earlier this year and broke down in tears when discussing the "abuse" she claims she has seen from detractors.
During her reporting, Lorenz knocked on the doors of relatives and family members, according to "Libs of TikTok."
"Reporters make phone calls, send messages, show up places, and knock on doors while reporting out a story," Lorenz tweeted, defending her decision to divulge the woman's identify.
"I covered this tale extensively, using every tool I had, to guarantee I had the correct woman," Lorenz continued.
In response to accusations that she attacked an anonymous person on social media, Lorenz tweeted that the user "isn't just some regular woman with a social media account," but rather a "strong influencer operating a highly effective right wing media molding debate around LGBTQ+ rights."