LGBTQ

Hacking

Someone Defaced Linux.org Website With ‘Goatse’ And Anti-Diversity Tirade

Someone took control of a Linux unofficial community website and replaced its regular content with a NSFW meme, a dox of a transgender open source developer, and anti-diversity messages.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.7.18
Memes Gone Wrong

Did ‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Leave Twitter Because of an LGBTQ ‘In-Joke?’

The teen actress’ departure from Twitter coincides with a meme portraying Brown as a violent homophobe.
Sarah Emerson
6.14.18
Censorship

A Canadian Company Is Blocking LGBTQ Content for Censorious Regimes

Netsweeper is blocking content in 30 countries, according to a new report from Toronto-based research group Citizen Lab.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.18
lost art

You Can Now Play the First LGBTQ Computer Game, For the First Time

‘Caper in the Castro’ was thought to be long lost.
Jordan Pearson
12.20.17
What Is the iPhone?

The iPhone Revolutionized Gay Hookup Culture

With Grindr, love and sex became available in abundance. So did body shaming and discrimination.
Paul Tadich
6.27.17
Silicon Valley

Facebook Celebrates Pride, Except Where Homosexuality Is Illegal

If Facebook’s goal is to make the world more open and connected, it could start by treating queer communities with equality.
Jillian York
6.20.17
A Smarter Gun

The LGBTQ Community Is Locked and Loaded

Spurred by fear of Trump’s America, the LGBTQ community is strapping up.
Ian Birnbaum
3.27.17
Toronto

Queer and Trans Teens Are Embracing This Mobile Dating Sim

LongStory lets players choose their gender and who they want to date.
Juanita Bawagan
7.2.16
LGBTQ

If You Care About LGBTQ Lives, You Should Oppose the FBI on iPhone Encryption

Encryption technology is doing as much, if not more, to keep queer and trans people safe as legislation.
Evan Greer and Victoria Ruiz
3.18.16
News

Facebook Has Tweaked Its Controversial 'Real Name' Policy

Facebook wants to make it harder for trolls to get users accounts suspended, and help flagged users keep their accounts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.15.15
Chicago

3nder Is Tapping into Millennials' Open-Mindedness About Sex

The app is growing fast and just got a $500,000 investment.
Gabe Stutman
10.28.15
News

'Nameless Coalition' Petitions Facebook to Rethink Its Real Name Policy

Online defenders push for Facebook to drop “real name policy.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.5.15