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Anti-gay Twitter hashtag hijacked by wit

A virulently anti-gay Twitter feed--@LGBTfacts--uses the hashtag #LGBTFacts to spread its word. However, those with a different perspective decide to offer their own thoughts to the same hashtag.

By Jan. 24, 2012

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Mozilla CEO Eich resigns after gay-marriage controversy

Brendan Eich steps down following calls for his ouster over his support for California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8.

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Yelp to pull critical reviews of anti-gay marriage bridal store

A bridal store refuses to sell a wedding dress to a gay woman because of her sexual orientation. The store quickly receives a backlash on Yelp. But do these reviews break Yelp's guidelines? Yelp says yes and is pulling the reviews.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Exclusive: Mozilla CEO Eich says gay-marriage firestorm could hurt Firefox (Q&A)

Brendan Eich's 2008 donation to an anti-gay-marriage cause now dogs his new CEO job. In his first interview about it, he resists calls to resign or recant, but argues inclusiveness makes Mozilla's world-spanning community possible.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Steve Jobs mocked in anti-gay marriage '1984' spoof

Apple approves, then removes, an app from an organization opposed to gay marriage. Group retaliates by creating a "1984" ad featuring Jobs as Big Brother.

By Dec. 17, 2010

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Apple removes anti-gay app from App Store

Following an online petition from Change.org, Apple pulls iPhone app Manhattan Declaration, saying the app "is offensive to large groups of people."

By Dec. 1, 2010

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Anti-tech protesters target Kevin Rose's neighborhood

The Digg founder and Google Ventures partner reports that protesters carried a banner and distributed leaflets that described Rose as a "parasite."

By Apr. 6, 2014

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Apple approves 'only gay social app for ages 12 and up'

The founders of Distinc.tt believe it's time for a gay social app that doesn't have sex at its core. This is an app that "you can bring home to Mom."

By Dec. 14, 2013

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Apple insists on anti-cloning provision in Samsung settlement

Apple disputes a Samsung assertion that any potential deal between the two smartphone rivals lacked such a provision.

By Jan. 20, 2014

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Facebook makes wrong call on anti-Semitic page

commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.

By Mar. 15, 2014