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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil, Raises Awareness

Earlier this month, Islan Nettles, a transgender woman, was attacked and killed in Harlem. The NYPD has reportedly said that Nettles was with her friends when one or more people attacked her while using anti-gay and anti-transgender slurs. She was …

Reddit’s Gaymer Community Wins Trademark Fight

After a months-long legal fight involving a site owner, one reddit community, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the term “gaymer” is no longer trademarked. The reddit community r/gaymers has won their fight against a “gaymer” trademark, held by gaymer.org operator …

Transgender Newsman Switches Genders, Again
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A transgender newsman last week determined that he is not, in fact, female. Don Ennis, a national assignment editor for ABC News announced to his friends and family this week that he is once again male, according to an email …

Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Official OED Definition
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In light of Britain’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage, the publishers of the largest dictionary of the English language say that they will amend the definition of marriage to include that of the same-sex variety. “We continually monitor the words …

Pat Robertson Wants a ‘Vomit’ Button for Gay Facebook Pics
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Listen up, Mark Zuckerberg. Pat Robertson has an idea about implementing a different sort of “dislike button.” If Robertson had his way, he’d put a “vomit” button right next to the “like” button – just so he could show gay …

Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade

Facebook employees marching in San Francisco’s annual gay pride parade is nothing new – but CEO Mark Zuckerberg participating is something new. At Sunday’s Pride Parade, Zuck led a giant crew of Facebook employees, more than 700, through the streets …

YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video
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Not only is June LGBT pride month, but yesterday the Supreme Court made a huge decision that bolsters gay rights and marriage equality by striking down the controversial Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. In honor of all that, YouTube …

Feeling Pride Following DOMA Ruling? Facebook Lets You Show It with a Rainbow Feeling Pride Following DOMA Ruling? Facebook Lets You Show It with a Rainbow

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court made an historic ruling, striking down the nearly two-decade old Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. The act, which defined marriage as strictly between a man and a woman in the eyes of the …

DOMA Talk on Facebook Hit 4 Million Mentions, Zuck Issues Personal Statement DOMA Talk on Facebook Hit 4 Million Mentions, Zuck Issues Personal Statement
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According to Facebook, chatter on the social network concerning the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn parts of the Defense of Marriage Act reached a fever pitch by early afternoon on Wednesday. And from the hours of 9 am EST to …

Grey Poupon’s Gay Pride Support Prompts Predictable Facebook Flame War Grey Poupon’s Gay Pride Support Prompts Predictable Facebook Flame War

Pardon me, would you have any completely predictable anti-gay flame wars? But of course… Grey Poupon is the latest brand to find Facebook controversy with a pro-gay post. On Monday, the company posted a photo with the caption “June is …

70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend 70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend

If you’re an American Facebook user, there’s much more than a good chance that you have a gay friend on the service. In fact, 70% of you have a Facebook friend that identifies as either gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Facebook’s …

Google Searches Go Colorful, 3D for LGBT Pride Month Google Searches Go Colorful, 3D for LGBT Pride Month

Google, always on the forefront of public support for LGBT rights, is once again celebrating LGBT pride month with a colorful search box that appears when certain queries are made. And this time, it’s 3D! LGBT-related searches such as LGBT, …

Transgender Navy SEAL Pens Tell-All Book

A new book published over the weekend tells the story of a Navy SEAL who suppressed his sexuality for years in order to make it undetected as someone who identified as a woman. In “Warrior Princess”, Kristin Beck–formerly Chris Beck–talks …

Miley Cyrus Tours Silicon Valley, Stops by Facebook for LGBT Pride Month [PHOTOS]

Miley Cyrus took a trip to some of social media’s biggest companies earlier this week, hanging out and snapping photos with the teams at Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Vine. Or as she calls them, her “homies.” Here she is with …

Facebook’s Gay Marriage Support Map Looks Exactly How You’d Expect It to Look Facebook’s Gay Marriage Support Map Looks Exactly How You’d Expect It to Look
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As you may remember, Facebook was painted red on Tuesday as marriage equality supporters changed their profile pictures to a red and pink equals sign to show their support of the cause. The image was shared by the Human Rights …

Gay Marriage Debate Forces Twitter Users to Draw Lines in the Sand Gay Marriage Debate Forces Twitter Users to Draw Lines in the Sand

It appears that gay rights and marriage equality are issues that compel people to speak their minds, no matter what the cost. It’s just one of those topics that people know will cause fervent debate, but it’s simply too important …

Red Equal Sign Gets Cake Treatment As Martha Stewart Shows Support For Marriage Equality Red Equal Sign Gets Cake Treatment As Martha Stewart Shows Support For Marriage Equality

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last day or two, you’ve probably seen a whole lot of red equal signs as people change their profile pictures to show their support fo marriage equality. ‘Equality’ was the top term buzzing …

‘Equality’ Is Facebook’s Top Term Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage Debate ‘Equality’ Is Facebook’s Top Term Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Yesterday you may have noticed that your Facebook news feed was very red, and that there were a bunch of equals signs everywhere. This was the result of the Supreme Court beginning to hear arguments on California’s Prop 8 same-sex …

Marriage Equality Supporters Paint Facebook Red Marriage Equality Supporters Paint Facebook Red
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Depending on the particular political/social/religious views of the friends you keep on Facebook, you may have noticed that your news feed is a little redder than normal today. Fear not, the Red Army hasn’t taken over Menlo Park. What you’re …

North Carolina Church Demands Marriage Equality, Stops All Marriages in Protest, Takes Heat on Facebook North Carolina Church Demands Marriage Equality, Stops All Marriages in Protest, Takes Heat on Facebook
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One North Carolina church is taking a stand for marriage equality by refusing to marry anyone until the right is granted to all people. Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, NC, has asked that its pastors refrain from signing …

Microsoft, Like Amazon, Embraces Gay Marriage in a Product Ad Microsoft, Like Amazon, Embraces Gay Marriage in a Product Ad
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It looks like Amazon isn’t the only tech company that’s finding a way to work gay marriage into their product ads. Last month, an ad for Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite ereader featured a gay couple and made people on the internet …