Jiko, a fintech startup that uses customer deposits to purchase short-term treasury bills, announced its first banking-as-a-service (BaaS) client today. It will partner with Euphoria, a technology sui
Companies that jump on the rainbow bandwagon without fully living those values aren’t only hypocritical — they’re also doing themselves a disservice.
Over the past year, there has been a surge of newly formed digital banks aimed at specific demographics. The banks in nearly all cases are trying to meet the needs of certain populations that they bel
The Arkansas "conscience law" -- and others like it -- place the burden of finding appropriate care on the patient instead of on the medical community, where it belongs. These laws must be repealed.
The tech industry should be more vigilant than ever in opposing discriminatory state-level anti-LGBTQ legislation that would target workers and their families.
It was around 20 years ago when Baoli Ma hid in his bedroom feeling helpless and lonely for being a gay man in China. Life has changed dramatically for Ma since then. This week, BlueCity, the gay dati
This Saturday, several issues related to LGBTQ equality, including marriage, are up for referendum in Taiwan’s mid-term elections. A little more than a year after the country’s top court ruled in
Tinder is rolling out more gender options in its app in India. The company has announced that users will be able to edit their profiles in order to choose a different option for their gender identity,
Homebuying ain't easy. And if you're a member of the LGBTQ community relocating from an area you know well, you've got a whole other set of concerns to worry about. Apparently, with the launch of a ne
Grindr is updating its popular queer dating app to be more inclusive of transgender and non-binary users. In an announcement timed to mark the end of Transgender Awareness Week, Grindr said changes wi
Earlier this week, Twitter users complained after discovering that photo and news search results were blocked for terms like “bisexual.” Twitter apologized for what it said was an error and now it
Quite a few people were upset upon discovering Twitter had blocked the search for the word “bisexual” in photos and news earlier today. However, Twitter says the removal of search results
A handful of tech companies have signed onto a friend of the court brief in the case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple. TechCrunch has confirmed that so fa
With Obamacare reform back from the dead and wending its way toward a substantive vote, the Trump administration has decided that two massive national policy controversies are better than one. In a se
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&
Tumblr this week introduced a “safe mode” for its service, which combines the company’s previously available “safe search” functionality with a new filter that would hide
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 today claims to have fixed an issue with its service that was causing it to incorrectly filter content in "Restricted Mode" and hiding a large selection of LGBTQ+ videos as a result. The compa
When Yelp added a way for its trans and gender non-conforming users to find safe restrooms, it felt like a mixed blessing for a community that’s used to being ignored. Over time, Yelp’s
Many of tech's largest and most powerful companies have signed an amicus brief in support of transgender student Gavin Grimm as the first case on transgender rights makes its way to the highest court