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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 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 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.” Heading up 2 Silicon …

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 …

‘Unconstitutional’ LGBT Internet Filters Land School District in ACLU’s Crosshairs ‘Unconstitutional’ LGBT Internet Filters Land School District in ACLU’s Crosshairs

The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Pennsylvania have sent a letter to the Governor Mifflin School District in Shillington, PA which threatens legal action if the district doesn’t address the claims of high school student Maison Fioravante. …

Apple, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Companies Join to Back Same-Sex Marriage Apple, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Companies Join to Back Same-Sex Marriage

On March 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, in which the respondents will broadly argue that state laws banning same-sex marriage (like California’s Prop 8 ) are unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause of …

Amazon’s New Kindle Paperwhite Ad Is Making People on the Internet Argue Amazon’s New Kindle Paperwhite Ad Is Making People on the Internet Argue
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Amazon’s new ad for the Kindle Paperwhite is the backdrop to a flame war on YouTube. Let’s see if you can figure out why. “I’m throwing away my´╗┐ kindle. I cannot believe they included a straight couple in this commercial. …

Facebook Throws Its Weight Behind LGBT Tax Equity Legislation in California Facebook Throws Its Weight Behind LGBT Tax Equity Legislation in California
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Facebook is throwing its weight behind a proposed California law that would provide tax equity for the state’s LGBT couples. AB 362, proposed by Democratic Assemblymember Philip Ting (San Francisco), would provide tax relief for employees who receive reimbursement from …

Facebook Co-Founder’s Husband Set to Run for Congress Facebook Co-Founder’s Husband Set to Run for Congress

Democratic activist and same-sex marriage proponent Sean Eldridge has just filed forms with the Federal Elections Commission announcing his intent to run for Congress. Eldridge, who will run for the House of Representatives as a Democrat, has a major Facebook …

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Isn’t Too Keen on Chris Christie Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Isn’t Too Keen on Chris Christie

Last week, we heard that Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to hold his first-ever political fundraiser at his Palo Alto home. The lucky recipient of the funds? Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. But not everyone credited …

EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder
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One reddit community, with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is taking on a trademark holder who they say was wrongfully granted a trademark registration for a term that belongs in the public domain. Gaymer is a broad term …

Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work

Facebook is (once again) in the middle of a content removal drama – except this time is doesn’t have anything to do with breastfeeding, racy cartoons, art, exposed nipples, or racially charged posts. This time, the drama centers around a …

National Cathedral to Host Same-sex Weddings National Cathedral to Host Same-sex Weddings
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Very Rev. Gary Hall, the dean of Washington National Cathedral, announced today that same-sex weddings can now be performed at the cathedral. The cathedral has been designated by congress as the “National House of Prayer” and has been the venue …

George Takei and Team Coco Help You Come Out to Your Family This Christmas George Takei and Team Coco Help You Come Out to Your Family This Christmas

The holidays are hard enough, but if you’re a gay man or woman who has chosen that special time fo the year to come out to your family – well, it may make the holidays a bit harder (depending on …

Spirit Day: Go Purple on Social Media to Take a Stand Against Bullying Spirit Day: Go Purple on Social Media to Take a Stand Against Bullying

If you see a bunch of purple profile pics, Timeline photos, and Twitter avatars today – don’t worry, everyone hasn’t uploaded a new photo from their iPhone 5 cameras. All that purple is for #SpiritDay, an anti-bullying awareness campaign first …