The CEO of dating service OkCupid.com, which urged customers not to use Mozilla’s Firefox browser because of the Mozilla CEO’s past support of Proposition 8, once donated to an anti-gay congressman, according to a report.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stance on homosexuality has softened in recent years, but this marks the second consecutive conference in which leaders took time to emphasize the faith’s insistence that marriage should be limited to unions between a man and a woman, as God created.
The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation.
Mozilla Chief Executive Officer Brendan Eich has resigned his post after revelations of his prior support for California’s doomed same-sex marriage ban created a backlash among Mozilla employees.
An online dating site is asking its customers not to use the Firefox browser made by Mountain View-based Mozilla as a protest against Mozilla’s new chief executive over his prior support of California’s gay marriage ban.
Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in California and other states where the unions are legal.
A document being called the “Declaration of Inclusion” has begun circulating among the governing bodies of several Bay Area churches, and as of February 18th, 30 churches had declared their intent to allow the unions; about half of those in the Bay Area.
Wednesday marks 10 years since the first same-sex marriages took place in San Francisco City Hall. One of the first couples who got married, along with then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, look back on the decade since the “Winter of Love.”
Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.
Former Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe says his special teams coordinator made anti-gay comments while Kluwe was with the Vikings, an allegation the coach “vehemently denies.”