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Tim Cook's name to grace Alabama antidiscrimination bill

The naming announcement comes a month after the Alabama native, who recently came out as gay, criticized the state for its record on granting equal rights.

By December 4, 2014

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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

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Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy

The world's largest social network says it will create a "fix" for people caught up in the company's "real-name policy."

By October 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 April 5, 2014

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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 April 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 April 1, 2014

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Facebook expands gender options beyond male and female

You now have 58 options to select from when letting Facebook know your gender. None of them are "None of your beeswax".

By February 13, 2014

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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 February 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 November 3, 2013

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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 November 11, 2012