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Twitter Apologizes to Women, Tries to Slow Hate Speech

By Manuel McDonnell Smith Annette Shaff/Shutterstock.com With a low key announcement on its United Kingdom blog, the popular microblogging service Twitter has unveiled new rules and features aimed at those who use offensive, derogatory and threatening language on the site. The site has introduced a one-click report button in the…

Why Is It So Hard to Be Black and Gay

By Manuel McDonnell Smith Last Friday, former Cosby Show and Disney Channel actress Raven-Symon sent out the following tweet: Hollywood journalists and celebrity bloggers widely took the statement as confirmation of long-time rumors that the young African-American actress is a lesbian. But instead of universal accolade for her announcement, it…