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Anti-LGBTQ+ ‘groomer’ slur banned under Reddit hate speech rules (Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Reddit has banned the anti-LGBTQ+ slur “groomer” under its hate speech policy, as well as any other reference to LGBTQ+ people as “paedophiles”. The vile slur, which conflates LGBTQ+ identities with paedophilia, has been increasing in use online, and has
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Social media sites are “categorically unsafe” for queer users, the damning report found (Manan VATSYAYANA/AFP/ Getty) Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube are all “categorically unsafe” for LGBT+ people, according to a damning new study from GLAAD. GLAAD had originally planned to give grades for each site as part of a new social media safety
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AMC Entertainment and GameStop shares dipped Thursday amid high level meetings to discuss recent trading convulsions and as Reddit users argued furiously on the now infamous WallStreetBeats chatroom about whether to fold or fight. GameStop shares are down 34%, extending yesterday’s losses. AMC Entertainment has slipped 19% and other stocks that were vigorously promoted on
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Shares of AMC Entertainment are down nearly 40% today on another wild ride, reversing gains after an explosion of support by retail traders that started last week catapulted stock of the pandemic-pummeled chain to levels not seen since 2017. Around midday, shares of the nation’s largest cinema operator are changing hands at $8.21 That’s still
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José Rolón and his three children. (nycgaydad/Instagram) Single gay dad José Rolón, better known as @nycgaydad on Instagram, longed to be a father but never thought the day would come. Rolón never expected himself to become a father, as he grew up in an unhappy environment, crushing any dreams he had. The 44-year-old told Today Parents: “I
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Reddit, after years of piling pressure, clamped down on boards that, under new guidelines, promoted hate speech. A transphobic “gender critical feminist” forum was one of them. (Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Reddit, one of the largest social networking and imageboard websites, has banned one of the most prolific “gender critical” communities as part
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