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Online web filter ending longtime block on mainstream gay websites

| Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites. For several years, top Web-filtering services have been resolving a security over-reach that conflated gay rights websites with adult content, blocking both from web surfers using ...

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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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For gay dads, two new websites help navigate joys, struggles of fatherhood

| Sunday, June 15, 2014
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Just in time Father's Day comes two new websites geared toward gay dads and the joys and struggles of fatherhood. Gays With Kids helps gay dads navigate fatherhood − from creating their families to raising them, and The Handsome Father offers advice, assistance and support to other men looking for resources on adoption, surrogacy and raising their family.

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Homeland Security employee behind racist, homophobic website

| Thursday, August 22, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- A Homeland Security employee is the operator of a racist and homophobic website predicting and advocating a race war, a department official said Thursday.

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#Gay = Porn: Yahoo! blocks gay, lesbian search tags in recently acquired Tumblr

| Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Tumblr, the world’s most popular a microblogging platform is now censoring LGBT-related tags following its recent takeover by Yahoo!.

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Tim Hortons blames website censorship on vendor after boycott threatened

| Friday, July 19, 2013
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TORONTO -- Tim Hortons, the Ontario-based coffee and doughnut house with more than 3,500 locations in Canada and the U.S., said Friday it has lifted a block of a popular Canadian LGBT news website from its in-store Wi-fi under pressure from gay rights advocates who vowed to launch a boycott of the chain.

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Anonymous hacks Nigeria’s government website over anti-gay bill

| Friday, July 5, 2013
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DUBLIN, Ireland -- An Irish hacker, who claims that he is part of the Anonymous hackivist group, took down Nigeria's official government website over its intent to pass a law that would jail LGBT people for up to 14 years.

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New York makes pitch for LGBT visitors with new tourism website

| Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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NEW YORK — New York state making a pitch for gay visitors with a new "I Love NY LGBT" tourism website.

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Queerty prematurely announces ‘disappointing’ U.S. Supreme Court ruling on DOMA

| Monday, June 10, 2013
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In an overzealous attempt to break the news before anyone else, popular LGBT blog Queerty.com jumped the gun early Monday morning by publishing an article announcing that the U.S. Supreme Court had declined to rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Linda Harvey: Gay news sites trick kids into becoming gay

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Monday, May 13, 2013
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Linda Harvey of Mission America is worried that “homosexual news blogs” and other websites “that are sympathetic to the social and political goals of the homosexual movement” may actually trick young people, who could simply be visiting such sites in order to research the debate on same-sex marriage, into becoming gay by putting them in close reach of “homosexual-themed pornography.”

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