Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Jul 2012 17:54 UTC
Google Fantastic initiative by Google. Anna Peirano details: "Google is launching a new campaign called 'Legalize Love' with the intention of inspiring countries to legalize marriage for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people around the world. The 'Legalize Love' campaign officially launches in Poland and Singapore on Saturday, July 7th. Google intends to eventually expand the initiative to every country where the company has an office, and will focus on places with homophobic cultures, where anti-gay laws exist." As proud as I am of living in the first country to legalise same-sex marriage, it's easy to forget we only did so in 2000. Also, it's about time the large technology companies of the world started using their power, reach, and money to do good. Hopefully, this initiative will transcend company boundaries, uniting them behind a common, noble goal.
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Where, you know, they hang gays in the public square (literally).

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by zima on Sun 15th Jul 2012 23:26 in reply to "Let's see them do this in countries like Iran"
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Sorry, some gov that you largely cherish essentially forbids Google from doing much of any business in Iran...

(and you do have some fixation / one track mind; worse injustices in some other places don't nullify issues in Poland and, presumably, Singapore)

Edited 2012-07-15 23:33 UTC

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