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Libs of TikTok, other right-wingers lose it after X reinstates bans on misgendering, deadnaming trans people

Advocacy groups say the quiet policy change and weak enforcement mechanisms leave a lot to be desired for the safety of users on the platform formerly called Twitter.

Elon Musk sues OpenAI's Sam Altman for breach of contract

Musk is asking for a jury trial and for the company, Altman, and co-founder Greg Brockman to pay back the profit they received from the business.

Angry donors convert outrage over Nex Benedict’s death into action giving to pro-LGBTQ+ candidates

A progressive fundraising platform that lets donors direct their funds toward political races with the most impact on LGBTQ+ issues has seen a boost after the teen's death in Oklahoma.

Out Florida lawmaker defends bill banning kids from social media

LGBTQ+ advocates day the ban would harm queer youth's access to information, but state Rep. Michele Rayner says the harms outweigh the benefits of social media.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman marries boyfriend Oliver Mulherin

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has married his partner, Oliver Mulherin. The tech mogul confirmed the news after photos of the seaside ceremony were shared on social media.

Spoutible joins Discord & Post to safeguard LGBTQ+ users, forbids misgendering and deadnaming

The social media platform announced a comprehensive policy update focused on protecting transgender individuals, enforcing strict measures against misgendering and deadnaming.

Grindr Reveals Where the Most Tops and Bottoms Were Active Worldwide in 2023

The dating and hookup app released its annual report on user behavior and the entire world is reflected.

Post, the Social Media Company, Is Being Praised for Protecting LGBTQ+ Users From Bigots

Post’s inclusive policies and Discord’s protective measures contrast sharply with X’s backslide and Meta’s moderation struggles, highlighting the evolving battle for LGBTQ+ safety in social media.

Discord Now Explicitly Bans Misgendering and Deadnaming Transgender People on the Platform

Looks like transphobes aren't going to be spewing their hate on Discord anytime soon.

Libs of TikTok Is Mad Elon Musk's 'Anti-Woke' AI Chatbot Isn't Transphobic Enough

Libs of TikTok and other far-right influencers aren't happy with the responses they are getting on Grok.

Elon Musk Reinstates Homophobe and Transphobe Alex Jones to X

Elon Musk made the move following a user poll that showed 70 percent supported reinstatement.

13 Ways to Queer Your Black Friday

Need some ideas on how to spend Black Friday? We got you covered.

Sam Altman Returns as CEO of OpenAI Only Days After Firing

The move appears a victory for Altman and Microsoft.

Elon Musk's X Sues Watchdog Group Media Matters Over Damning Report

The lawsuit comes as Musk publicly endorsed the anti-Semitic claim that Jewish communities push “hatred against Whites.”

‘Gays Against Groomers’ Outraged ChatGPT Refuses to Generate Anti-Transgender Content

The right-wing group’s frustration mounts after AI program ChatGPT declines to produce content opposing gender-affirming health care.

Mike Johnson Once Bragged That He and His Son Monitor Each Other's Porn Watching

Mike Johnson said that he and his teenage son used software to track each other’s online activities, which has ignited debates on privacy and the new speaker of the House's ultraconservative worldviews.

How Dating Apps ‘Ruined Dating’ for Some

As people get tired of swiping, there are also increasing efforts to circumvent those platforms.

ChatGPT Writes Beautiful Transgender-Affirming Bible Verse

The artificial intelligence software was asked to write a verse about Jesus’ acceptance of transgender people.

It Gets Better Steps Back From Twitter/X Over Hate Speech Concerns

It's become almost impossible to block hate speech on the platform, It Gets Better officials say.

Grindr Accused of Union Busting: Report

Workers have been faced with a choice of returning to the office or stop working for Grindr.