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Reddit ‘Gaymers’ fight cease-and-desist letter from trademark holder

Friday, January 25, 2013
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Gay video game enthusiasts who belong to a "Gaymer" subsection of the website Reddit have urged the U.S. Patent and Trademark office to cancel registration of the term. [...]

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‘Oops, sorry,’ says Facebook after deleting ‘offensive’ photo of gay couple

Thursday, January 24, 2013
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Is this photo offensive? Well, somebody at Facebook thought so — and determined that this wedding photo that appeared on the Facebook page “Gay Marriage USA” not only violated their “policies and community standards,” but was worthy of blocking the page admin from posting on Facebook for a week. [...]

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Pentagon blocks LGBT websites for ‘operational security reasons’

Friday, January 4, 2013
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More than 15 months since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the military's former ban on openly gay service members, the U.S. Department of Defense continues to block access to websites it categorizes as LGBT. [...]

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A cautionary tale: He ‘met his murderer over the internet’

Sunday, October 21, 2012
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CARDIFF, Wales – A lonely 64-year-old widower called a “lost soul” after his wife died in 2008 turned to a gay website for companionship, a fateful decision that led to his brutal murder in January. [...]

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Google unblocks ‘bisexual’ from list of banned search results

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Without fanfare, internet search giant Google on Tuesday quietly unblocked the term "bisexual" from its search engine results. [...]

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New Zealand anti-gay marriage website taken offline after repeated hacking attempts

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- An anti-marriage equality website scheduled to be launched in New Zealand on Tuesday by same-sex marriage opponents Family First, crashed in a matter of hours as a result of a "large-scale denial of service attack." [...]

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Google launches ‘Legalize Love’ campaign in support of gay marriage worldwide

Saturday, July 7, 2012
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LONDON -- Internet giant Google announced Saturday the launch of a global campaign aimed at legalizing same-sex marriage around the world. [...]

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LAPD website ‘pride’ reflects ‘commitment to diversity and equality’

Friday, June 29, 2012
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LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Police Department celebrated Pride 2012 by changing the banner on the department's website to reflect its "commitment to diversity and equality." [...]

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Social media giant Facebook receives recognition award from GLAAD

Sunday, June 3, 2012
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Social media giant Facebook was honored Saturday night at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards, hosted by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. [...]

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Jury finds Dharun Ravi guilty of hate crime against Tyler Clementi

Friday, March 16, 2012
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A jury in New Jersey has found Rutgers student Dharun Ravi guilty of a hate crime against his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, for using a web cam to spy on Clementi’s intimate encounters with another man. [...]

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