Digital Hate Report Card: Facebook B+, Twitter B-, Google C+The Simon Wiesenthal Center says tech giants Facebook and Twitter are making efforts to police terrorists and hate groups on their sites but more work needs to be done.
Unofficial Signs Condemning Hate Posted on BART TrainsA vigilante message is getting double takes on BART.
Twitter Gives Users Option To ‘Mute’ Hateful TweetsTwitter, long criticized as a hotbed for online harassment, is expanding ways to curb the amount of abuse users see.
Anti-Gay 'Sodomite Suppression Act' Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal UnconstitutionalA Superior Court judge has ruled the "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.
'Kill The Gays' Author Schemes To Get Murderous Hate Law On Ballot Without Gathering Signatures"Take notice that if your office and the California secretary of state refuse to clear the Sodomite Suppression Act for signature circulation, I may demand as remedy that it be placed on the election ballot directly." With that claim, a gay-hating lawyer hopes to bypass the entire signature gathering process and put his murderous legislation on the ballot directly.
After #NukeUCDavis Tweets, Roseanne Barr Brings Standup Act To San FranciscoVeteran comedian Roseanne Barr is coming to San Francisco for four dates at Cobbs Comedy club over the Valentine's Day weekend, but the veteran of stage and television has made it clear she isn't sending any valentines to the U.C. Davis student body this week.
Westboro Hate Group Targets Robin Williams' Memorial, Silicon Valley Tech CompaniesThe organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, spent Tuesday traveling to some of the Bay Area's biggest tech headquarters to share their message of damnation, all while incessantly and ironically using one of their targets -- Twitter -- to condemn the life of Robin Williams, and threaten to protest at the late comedian's memorial.
Richmond Council Backing Off Plan To Ban Anti-Gay Speakers; Disruptions ContinueThe Richmond City Council has asked its city attorney to explore whether it could enact free speech limits during council meetings, but city officials have been told that silencing the people who disrupt meetings is most likely unconstitutional.
Fred Phelps, Scourge Of LGBT Community Dead At 84The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.
New Racist Fax Sent To State Sen. Leland YeeState Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, received a racist and threatening fax at his Sacramento office Friday morning, the latest in a string of hate-filled messages sent to him since last year.