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Intel withdraws Boy Scouts support over homophobic policy

Intel has stopped donating to the Boy Scouts of America over the organisation's stringent anti-gay policies.

By Nov. 11, 2012

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CNN suspends Roland Martin for homophobic, violent tweets

CNN political analyst belittled men wearing pink and the near-naked H&M David Beckham ad via Twitter during the Super Bowl--tweets that some critics say were anti-gay and violent.

By Feb. 8, 2012

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AmazonFail: The truth behind Amazon's homophobic weekend

Over the weekend, hundreds of gay and lesbian-themed books vanished from Amazon.com's search listings. The Internet cried censorship, but the truth is far more hum-drum

By Apr. 14, 2009

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Woman convicted for terror-supporting tweets

A Spanish woman, with no known political or terroristic ties, gets a one-year sentence for calling for the assassination of Spain's prime minister, among other tweets.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Free Xbox Live for a year when you buy Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft is offering a year's free Xbox Live to anyone buying Office 365.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Why does Alec Baldwin get a Twitter pass?

Actor Alec Baldwin turns to Twitter to accuse a Daily Mail reporter of a being "a toxic little queen." He somehow receives precious little opprobrium from anyone, even gay organizations. How can this be?

By Jun. 30, 2013

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Author behind 'Mean Girls' focuses on 'boy world' (podcast)

Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabees" (the book "Mean Girls" was based on) has turned her attention to teen boys with her new book "Masterminds and Wingmen." She and Larry Magid have a chat about boys and their toys and the impact of gaming.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Haters gunna hate. But why?

There are many wonderful things about the internet, but it can also be a vast breeding ground for group hatred.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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Facebook pledges tougher stance on hate speech

After being petitioned by women's rights groups, Facebook has agreed to revise its policy on hate speech.

By May. 29, 2013