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'Star Wars' author compares homophobic fans to the Empire

Author Chuck Wendig tells fans to "stop being the Empire" after they criticize him for making the lead character gay in his novel "Star Wars: Aftermath."

By September 8, 2015


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 November 11, 2012


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 February 8, 2012


HuffPo's Twitter account hacked

Usual tweets with links to stories about celebrities and cute animal photos are joined by racist and homophobic notes on The Huffington Post's Twitter account.

By January 15, 2012


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 April 14, 2009


Obscene tweet gets Vodafone rep suspended

A customer service employee posts a homophobic tweet on Vodafone's official Twitter page. The company is forced to apologize, and he is suspended.

By February 6, 2010


Loaded: This is your brain on Facebook

Conficker morphs and spreads, Amazon.com is accused of being homophobic, and excessive Facebook use could result in lower grades.

By April 13, 2009


Falwell Web foe tempers critiques with sympathy

Web site operator who prevailed in a high-profile legal spat over his domain name, which evokes the late televangelist's name, offers condolences but decries "homophobic bigotry and intolerance."

By May 15, 2007