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Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy

Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy

Aug 13
A transgender activism group is promoting use of Maine's lobster emoji while it rallies for an emoji to represent the transgender community.

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World they Created

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World they Created

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 10
Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming.

Controversy in a Can: Twitter Reacts to Dr Pepper's 'Vers' Ad

Controversy in a Can: Twitter Reacts to Dr Pepper's 'Vers' Ad

Aug 9
A new print ad for the soft drink Dr Pepper is making waves on Twitter this week.

Terry Crews: It's 'Summer of Freedom' for Abuse Victims

Terry Crews: It's 'Summer of Freedom' for Abuse Victims

By Lynn Elber | Aug 9
Terry Crews said it's "the summer of freedom" for him and others who have gone public with accounts of alleged molestation.

Famous Nevada Pimp Running for Office Loses Brothel License

Famous Nevada Pimp Running for Office Loses Brothel License

By Michelle L. Price | Aug 9
Officials have yanked a brothel license from Nevada's most famous legal pimp, who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style candidate for a state legislative seat and faced increasing anti-prostitution sentiment.

RNC Site's Link for Maryland GOP's Twitter Delivered Porn

RNC Site's Link for Maryland GOP's Twitter Delivered Porn

Aug 8
For half a year, the Republican National Committee's website directed seekers of the Maryland Republican Party's Twitter to a porn account.

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

By Kelvin Chan | Aug 8
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company's decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show, as many other social media platforms have done, saying he did not break any rules.

Transgender Hollywood Seeks Recognition, and Not Just Roles

Transgender Hollywood Seeks Recognition, and Not Just Roles

By Jocelyn Noveck | Aug 7
LGBTQ advocates hope access for the transgender community at every level of the Hollywood storytelling process, from the first idea pitch to the final product, will become a reality.

Council Wants to Remove Trump Star from Walk of Fame

Council Wants to Remove Trump Star from Walk of Fame

Aug 7
The West Hollywood City Council has unanimously approved a resolution seeking to remove President Donald Trump's star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Facebook Removes Alex Jones Pages for Hate, Bullying

Facebook Removes Alex Jones Pages for Hate, Bullying

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 6
Major tech companies have begun to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from their services, reflecting a more aggressive enforcement of policies against hate speech following protests on social media.

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