We did it!

We did it!!



Our efforts to pressure StumbleUpon to end discrimination against LGBTQ communities was a fabulous success! LGBT culture tags were transferred to the safe list - no longer "Not Safe For Work". We successfully challenged a popular website aggregate service to treat lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender culture tags as safe and to be included among the general audience. This is a huge step in raising awareness about inequalities between straight and LGBTQ communities within social media. I personally want to thank all who signed and shared the petition, those who responded to questionnaires, and those who accepted challenges to take action.  Without this global community standing up for equal treatment among LGBTQ communities, one person's request most likely would not have achieved such a significant outcome. Thank you!

Campaign won!

"@StumbleUpon now is the time to end inequitable labeling of LGBT sex. Rename topics as LGBT porn and Straight porn http://bit.ly/WuanrL" Let's End Inequities Between LGBT and Straight Labels for Adult Material So far, StumbleUpon has transferred LGBT culture categories from the "not safe" list to the "safe list." This took place several week ago. We have accomplished half of our goal, so…

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"At least Pinterest doesn't discriminate with their categories like @StumbleUpon #gaynotporn http://bit.ly/WuanrL" In response to StumbleUpon's recent changes to compete with Pinterest while not honoring promises they've made to address concerns outlined here: Pressure StumbleUpon to end discrimination against LGBTQ communities, those supportive of the petition pledge to not use StumbleUpon…

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The current separation between Sexual Health (listed on the "Yes" safe for work menu) and Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transsexual Sex (listed on the "No" not safe for work menu due to nudity or adult content) sends the message: "non-heterosexual-related websites are not acceptable for viewing in public places." This implies heterosexuality is normal, while homosexuality and other sexual and…

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