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Twitter Hires LGBT+ Advocate To Oversee Diversity

Twitter Hires LGBT+ Advocate To Oversee Diversity

The social media networking giant Twitter has faced a great deal of criticism over the last few months over their workplace diversity as their own figures painted a less than desirable picture.  According to it’s own reports it was revealed that within their US workforce only 3% of staff were African American, and only 30% […]

Facebook To Change ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook To Change ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook is one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, with an estimated 1.01 billion daily active users.  Amongst these billion users, however, are some people who have had their accounts suspended, or in some cases even deleted completely, simply for the name they have used when setting up their account. Facebook has […]

Pizzeria Offers Backhanded Apology For Using ‘Tranny’ in ad Campaign

Pizzeria Offers Backhanded Apology For Using ‘Tranny’ in ad Campaign

David DeSantis, owner of Jammin Pie, a Cobb County pizza restaurant, has issued an ‘apology‘ after coming under fire for running an advert using the transphobic hate word ‘tranny’ that openly mocked trans people. The ad in question was released on Facebook and featured an image of a frozen pizza and the caption ‘If you […]

Doctor Who Star John Barrowman Tells Trans Community To ‘Lighten Up’ After Using The Word ‘Tranny’

Doctor Who Star John Barrowman Tells Trans Community To ‘Lighten Up’ After Using The Word ‘Tranny’

Openly gay actor John Barrowman has come under fire from members of the trans community once again for comments he made in October last year in which he used the slur word ‘tranny’, then telling members of the transgender community who were offended to ‘lighten up’. The argument originally started in October when Barrowman used […]

Facebook Group For Black Lesbians Forced To Shut Down AFter Racist and Homophobic Abuse

Facebook Group For Black Lesbians Forced To Shut Down AFter Racist and Homophobic Abuse

There is a popular new trend amongst Facebook users where people click that they are attending events they have no intention of going to in order to raise awareness of certain events or individuals. This practice has had some positive outcomes, Californian student Azeem Ward received Internet fame following the sharing of his flute recital, […]