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Facebook expands gender options for user profiles

With the help of LGBT activist groups, the social network makes its gender labels more inclusive so people can be their "authentic self."

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Apple's Tim Cook urges Senate vote on workplace equality

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, Cook exhorts the US Senate to support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act, which aims to protect the hiring and employment rights of gay and lesbian Americans.

By Nov. 3, 2013

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OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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San Francisco tech shuttle pilot program clears road block appeal

The controversial "Google bus" pilot program will go ahead without the environmental review opponents appealed for, but now the tech industry backlash undercurrents at play may only intensify.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Don't look for morality tales in Mozilla CEO resignation saga

[commentary] If you were looking for a "teachable moment" about a Silicon Valley executive's personal beliefs versus his ability to lead a diverse community, this wasn't it.

By Apr. 5, 2014

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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 Jun. 20, 2011

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Google adds rainbow to search bar for gay pride month

To mark June as Gay and Lesbian Pride month, Google's search bar adds a rainbow to the end when users search for "gay" or related terms.

By Jun. 19, 2011

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EA stirs controversy by adding gay characters to Star Wars game

In a new move for the gaming industry, Electronic Arts adds characters in same-sex relationships to its games, which brings it under attack from conservative anti-gay groups.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Teens who sext more likely to be sexually active

A study of 1,800 high-school students in Los Angeles suggests that 1 in 6 teens have sexted, and that those teens are seven times more likely to be having actual sex.

By Sep. 17, 2012

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How outsourcing is boosting prospects for Indian women

What started with the Indian services industry's attempts to attract talent through women-friendly policies now extends to all parts of the equality agenda.

By May. 5, 2012