Security flaw in Grindr exposed locations to third-party service

Users of Grindr, the popular dating app for gay men, may be broadcasting their location despite having disabled that particular feature. Two security flaws allow for discovery of location data against

Netflix arranged a surprise proposal for two streaming superfans

Netflix is to dating what going to the movies once was, so it makes a lot of sense that couples would remember the streaming service and some of its signature shows as key facets in the progress of th

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it&

YouTube updates its policies after LGBTQ videos were blocked in Restricted Mode

Earlier this year, several LGBTQ YouTube creators noticed that their videos were hidden in Restricted Mode, even though they didn’t contain mature content. YouTube apologized and promised to fix its

Instagram celebrates Pride Month with a very rainbowy sticker set

There is no such thing as too many rainbows. For LGBTQ Pride Month, Instagram is rolling out a special set of pride-flavored features, including a sticker set (Instagram has stickers now, you've proba

YouTube responds to complaints that its Restricted Mode censors LGBT videos

After concerns that its Restricted Mode hides videos with LGBT content, YouTube released a statement saying that it “regrets any confusion.”

The White House’s LGBT rights page has disappeared

And so the transition of power begins. First up is the site where several pages are now changing or altogether disappearing — including a page on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transg

PayPal cancels plan to hire 400 people in North Carolina to protest anti-LGBT law

PayPal is taking a strong stance in favor of the LGBT community. A couple of weeks ago, North Carolina lawmakers passed a<a target="_blank" href="

Brendan Eich Resigns As Mozilla CEO Following Criticism Of His Support For Prop 8

Recent Mozilla CEO pick Brendan Eich is no longer CEO, according to a new blog post from Mozilla itself (via Re/code). The post, penned by Mozilla’s Executive Chairwoman Mitchell Baker, explain

OkCupid Offers Firefox Visitors Links To Alternate Browsers To Protest New Mozilla CEO

Online dating site OkCupid is presenting Firefox visitors with something other than the standard home page you’d normally encounter – instead, there’s a lengthy message apologizing for t

Apple Urges Arizona Governor To Veto Anti-LGBT Bill Before Opening Sapphire Glass Plant

Apple has a <a href="">long history</a> of supporting the LGBT community, and today the company takes yet another st

Facebook Opens Up LGBTQ-Friendly Gender Identity And Pronoun Options

Facebook has just updated to let users choose the gender pronoun they associate with. Aside from the usual "male" and "female" options, users can choose from up to ten different gender definitions inc

An Honest Discussion About Being Gay, Working In Tech, And Living In The South

We didn't get the most amazing reaction when we announced that our Southeast Mini Meetup Tour would also have a partial focus on gay rights and homophobic legislation in the south. We're a tech blog,