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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


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


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


Google Play appears to confuse Mickey Mouse with gay erotica

If you search for "Where's My Mickey" on Google Play, you get a fine selection of ads for books that are less than mousey.

By Jul. 13, 2013


Tech companies: Gay marriage ban is bad for business

Companies such as Apple, Facebook, eBay, and Intel will add their support in the legal fight against bans on same-sex marriage, Fortune reports.

By Feb. 26, 2013


Gay marriage tweets skyrocket

Twitter saw 1.6 million #gaymarriage tweets yesterday following Obama's support for gay marriage, peaking at more than 7,000 tweets per minute.

By May. 10, 2012


Google to governments: Legalize gay love

In an effort to make gay relationships be seen legally as identical to heterosexual ones, Google announces "Legalize Love," a campaign that pressures governments to do the right thing.

By Jul. 8, 2012


Gay-love text gets sender 3 years in jail

A Cameroonian man texts another man: "I am very much in love with you." That is enough to get him sent to prison. An appeal hearing held yesterday confirms his sentence.

By Dec. 18, 2012


Green Lantern relaunched as gay -- three moms outraged

DC Comics decides to create a new version of the 1940s superhero Green Lantern, one in which he's gay. The One Million Moms movement is upset. However, its Facebook page is adorned with pro-gay commentary.

By Jun. 1, 2012


Twitter suspends account briefly after U.K. pol attacks gay couple

The account temporarily went dark after a right-wing political figure tweeted the home address of a gay couple who won a court case against B&B owners who refused the men a room.

By Oct. 19, 2012