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Tumblr says it fixed the ‘Safe Mode’ glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content

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

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 says it fixed the problem with Restricted Mode that was filtering LGBTQ+ content

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

For trans people in tech, it’s complicated when the industry suddenly cares

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

As Supreme Court case nears, tech takes a stand for transgender rights

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

Tech companies are filing a brief supporting transgender youth in upcoming SCOTUS case

Tech companies are preparing to go to bat for transgender rights when the Supreme Court takes on the issue next month. As Axios reports, led by Apple, a number of prominent companies will file a cour

With a bet on diversity, Blizzard reveals Overwatch’s queer character

After months of hinting, Blizzard finally revealed which member of Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters counts themselves part of the LGBTQ community. The much-anticipated reveal came in a se

Edie Windsor coding scholarship selects 40 LGBTQ women to learn how to code

There’s a shortage of people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer community in tech — not because they lack skill, but because they lack equal opportunity. Lesbians Who Tech, t

Grindr wants tech people to combat LGBTQ inequalities

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people make up nearly 40% of the 1.6 million youth who experience homelessness every year. Meanwhile, trans people are almost four times more likely than

POCIT: 7 LGBTQ Black Founders You Should Know

Welcome back to People Of Color In Tech. Earlier this year, the White House hosted its second-ever LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Summit. Though, this year was the first time the White House made the lesbi