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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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Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy

The world's largest social network says it will create a "fix" for people caught up in the company's "real-name policy."

By October 1, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Blogger claims school fired him for post about homophones

A Utah social media specialist says a Language Center believed that writing about words that sound the same but are spelled differently associated the school with a gay agenda.

By August 3, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.

By June 13, 2014

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'Adorkable,' anyone? Tweet a new word into the dictionary

Collins English Dictionary turns to the collective wisdom of Twitter to pick a new word for its next edition.

By May 19, 2014