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It’s not all unicorns and rainbows at ‘Have a Gay Day’

| Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Michael Knote wants you to have a grand ol’ gay day. And he’s posting plenty of content on his Facebook page to make sure you do. It all started in 2011 with the death of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, a high school freshman in Buffalo who committed suicide because of the constant bullying he encountered for being bisexual. Knote, who lives in Piqua, Ohio...

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Facebook adding new gender options, preferred pronoun choices for users

| Thursday, February 13, 2014
Noah Berger, APFacebook software engineer Brielle Harrison demonstrates expanded options for gender identification at her company's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. Harrison, who helped engineer the project, plans to switch her identifier to "Trans Woman."
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- You don't have to identify as male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

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Russian LGBT teen advocate charged under anti-gay propaganda law

| Friday, January 31, 2014
Elena Klimova
NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia -- A freelance Russia journalist was charged Friday for violating the country's anti-gay propaganda law for creating a online LGBT teen support group on Russian social media website VKontakte (vk.com).

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Va. tech PAC led by ‘LGBT-friendly’ execs endorses anti-gay AG for governor

| Monday, September 16, 2013
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RICHMOND, Va. -- A political action committee led by technology company executives of major U.S. corporations that have marketed themselves as LGBT-inclusive -- including Facebook, Microsoft, AOL, Comcast, Cox, Intuit, Monster and Oracle -- have endorsed Republican candidate and Tea Party favorite Ken Cuccinelli to be Virginia's next governor.

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Pat Robertson says he vomits at the sight of gay couples

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Monday, July 8, 2013
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After warning that the land will “vomit” out gays, Pat Robertson said that he vomits at the sight of gay couples.

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, 700 employees march in SF pride parade

| Monday, July 1, 2013
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Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg joined more than 700 Facebook employees marching in San Francisco's gay pride on Sunday.

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A new twist on an old campaign: Grey Poupon gives a nod to LGBT pride

| Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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In a nod to LGBT pride, Grey Poupon has released a photo of two men in side-by-side cars holding hands through the window.

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Fifty shades of red: The fight for equality marches on

| Saturday, April 6, 2013
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There are just some people who will go to their graves believing what they believe. That is their journey – that is their little bit of racism, hatred and discrimination they will have to answer for. I believe at this moment in time, the red on the equality map needs to be celebrated. I believe the acceptance and support of our friends and families and co-workers and strangers needs to be celebrated, for these are the people who will stand by us and love us and help us to win whatever battles may lie ahead...

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Mich. RNC member: I won’t resign for ‘filthy homosexuals’ Facebook post

| Thursday, March 28, 2013
Dave Agema
LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday he will not resign after posting an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page, despite calls from members of his own party that he step down.

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Fla. appeals court upholds ruling that posting threats on Facebook is a felony

| Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida appeals court ruled Monday that posting threats on one's personal Facebook page can be prosecuted under state law.

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