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Apple's Cook, other tech VIPs push back at Indiana 'anti-gay' law

CEO Tim Cook says Apple is "deeply disappointed" in law's passage, and other tech luminaries flex their economic muscle to put pressure on the state.

By March 27, 2015

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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 January 24, 2012

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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 August 18, 2011

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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 December 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 December 1, 2010

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Apple to oppose anti-gay marriage ballot question

The company will donate $100,000 to the No on Prop 8 campaign, which opposes a California ballot initiative that would bar same-sex couples from marrying.

By October 24, 2008

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Google opposes anti-gay marriage measure

Search giant decides to take a public stand against Proposition 8, which is on the November ballot in California.

By September 27, 2008

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Are crowdfunding sites becoming too political?

Experts believe controversial, political crowdfunding campaigns show no signs of slowing down.

By April 19, 2015

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Is Siri against gay marriage in Russia?

Technically Incorrect: A Russian speaker wonders why Apple's Siri gives him rather negative responses around gay issues.

By April 15, 2015

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Tech execs take a stand against pro-discrimination laws

Dozens of tech leaders speak up, joining Apple, Salesforce and Yelp honchos in criticizing so-called religious freedom laws being considered across the country.

By April 1, 2015