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March 31, 2015

Max Levchin, a chairman of Yelp and Glow and director at Yahoo! has spoken out strongly against both Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law and proposed legislation in Arkansas

Max Levchin, the co-founder of PayPal, CEO of Affirm, chairman of Yelp and Glow, and director at Yahoo!, is the latest business leader to speak out against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

February 18, 2015

Trans woman claims that her card was put on hold because security were expecting someone with a 'higher voice'

UK catelogue retailer Argos is being accused of calling its trans customers 'frauds'.

Staff have challenged people on the basis of whether individuals sound right, it is alleged, with the fraud department creating a list of trans people.

Sophia Botha phoned their Card Services department to make her monthly minimum payment in January of this year.

February 5, 2015

Blued gives 10 couples the best Valentines Day's gift ever

Blued is giving 10 gay couples the best gift Valentines Day gift ever.

The Chinese dating app is flying the lovers to the US for a group wedding and seven-day honeymoon.

The We Do! competition is sponsored by e-commerce company Taobao and supported by the Beijing LGBT Center, PFLAG and several Chinese celebrities and academics. These include The Voice of China contestant Momo Wu and sexologist Fang Gang.

December 9, 2013

The Gallop Asian Bistro doesn't know what happened between Dayna Morales and her customers last month, but decides it's best for the waitress to work elsewhere

Dayna Morales, the waitress at the center of a news story that appears to be fiction, will have to find another job.

Gallop Asian Bistro, a Bridgewater, New Jersey restaurant announced it looked into Morales' claims of being stiffed out of a tip by an anti-gay family.

December 7, 2013

The story of Dayna Morales being stiffed a tip because of her sexuality went viral; now she is suspended from her job because it looks like it was all a hoax

Dayna Morales

Dayna Morales, the New Jersey waitress at the center of a news item that appears to be all fiction, is returning some of the donations given to her.

The Facebook page Have a Gay Day has received notes that a few donors have seen their money replaced in PayPal accounts.

May 28, 2013

Autobiographical book published shortly after the downfall of Cardinal Keith O'Brien accused Church of covering up 'powerful homosexual cliques'

February 21, 2013

A gay twist is revealed at the end of an advert for the new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Marriage equality is being celebrated in the latest advertisement for the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite.

In the TV spot, a man and woman bond over their e-readers while sunbathing next to one another.

The man is frustrated as he attempts to read on his clearly inferior tablet in the bright sun, while the woman calmly reads from her new Kindle.

Seeing how much better the woman’s reading experience is, the man proceeds to buy a brand new Kindle *wink*. The man suggests then they celebrate.

October 4, 2012

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July 27, 2012

Billionaire Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie give to Washington marriage equality fight after plea from lesbian mother

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of, has agreed to donate $2.5 million (£1.59m, €2.04m) to help pass a same-sex marriage referendum in Washington.

This means Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie, are now among the largest financial backers of the marriage equality fight in the United States, the New York Times reports

January 1, 2012

Joe King’s ‘I’m Just a Sissy’ calendar withdrawn after widespread protests from bloggers and GLAAD has stopped selling a calendar by an anti-gay cartoonist after days of pressure from LGBT activists.

The calendar – named I’m Not Gay, I’m Just a Sissy: 12 Months of Sexual Confusion – was by the self-proclaimed ‘Christian cartoonist’ Joe King.

The US-based Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation criticized the calendar for its stereotypical images of gay men, transgender women and the LGBT community in general.

It also mocks people who are living with HIV or have AIDS.

December 29, 2011

Barnes & Noble has now stopped selling calendar called I'm Not Gay, I'm Just a Sissy: 12 Months of Sexual Confusion

After hearing from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and others, Barnes & Noble on Wednesday (28 December) stopped selling a wall calendar filled with anti-LGBT stereotypes.