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ESPN fires Curt Schilling after anti-transgender post on Facebook

Sports network calls the former All-Star pitcher's reposting of comic lampooning transgender people "unacceptable."

By April 20, 2016


Porn giant joins protest against North Carolina transgender law

XHamster.com is showing users in the Tar Heel state blank screens instead of the usual fare of videos and photos.

By April 11, 2016


PayPal CEO nixes North Carolina expansion over transgender law

The company's decision is the latest fallout over a controversial law mandating which bathrooms transgender people can use.

By April 5, 2016


Tech execs take stand against North Carolina transgender law

A growing number of CEOs, including Apple's Tim Cook, push for repeal of a law they say promotes discrimination against the LGBT community.

By March 29, 2016


Google's brilliant ad describes transgender man's transition

Technically Incorrect: To support LGBT Pride Month, Google's Business Division releases an ad that shows how a gym became a safe place for those going through a difficult life transition.

By June 20, 2015


Facebook to change real-name policy after drag queens protest

After recently deactivating the profiles of several well-known San Francisco drag queens, Facebook met with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to discuss its requirement that users provide legal names. CNET's Sumi Das has details on the agreement reached between the two groups.

By October 1, 2014


CBS employees join the It Gets Better Project

CBS employees contribute to the It Gets Better Project, a video series to bring awareness to the bullying of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth and help prevent teen suicide.

By June 20, 2011


Cyberbullying hits LGBT youth especially hard

One in two lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender youth report being cyberbullied about their sexual identities, according to a new Iowa State survey of 444 youths.

By March 9, 2010


LGBT researcher calls for action to combat cyberbullying (podcast)

The co-author of a study on cyberbullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth says more than half of LGBT youth had experienced cyberbulling within the past 30 days.

By March 10, 2010


TSA plan could make travel particularly unsafe for some

A proposal to collect travelers' birth dates and genders could add to travel hassles for many and poses a particular challenge for transgender folks, whose legal gender is not always as simple as "M" or "F."

By November 29, 2007