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Senate Bill Easing Financial Rules Gains Bipartisan Support

By Kevin Freking | Nov 15
A bipartisan group of senators on Monday announced a deal on legislation to provide banks and credit unions relief from some of the stricter regulatory requirements approved after the 2008 financial crisis.

Apps Aim to Assist Gay Travelers

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 15
Inspired by the advent of the sharing economy and the LGBT community's embrace of web-based dating sites, developers of two new cellphone apps aim to assist gay travelers in connecting with local hosts and residents in cities around the world.

Hookup App Scruff Celebrates Five Years

By John McDonald | Aug 2
Scruff bills itself as one of the largest gay dating apps in the world. The company celebrated five years of existence last week and SFGN interviewed one of its founders.

ManCrunch Raises The Stakes In Gay Dating Apps

By John McDonald | Jul 6
ManCrunch claims phishing will not happen on its new platform, touting the app's ability to curb profile "surprises" while connecting users to the global market.

Community Focused and Crowd Funded, Q Wants to be First All Inclusive App

May 30
Despite the similarities to some of its pick-up app counterparts, its creator hopes Q will set itself apart as the more inclusive, less intimidating alternative.

Queer Apple Customer Finds '[email protected]' Written on His Receipt

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 15
A queer Apple customer was shocked to find a homophobic slur printed on his receipt after a recent visit to a Portland, Oregon, Apple store.

On Grindr: Closeted Discrimination Within the Gay Community

By Michael Bennett | Apr 3
The first thing I vividly remember about joining the gay community was a series of messages on Grindr - a virtual world of avatars, most of which strive to project that they possess the qualities of the ideal, desirable gay man.

Free App Offered by Award-Winning Adult App Builders

By EDGE | Dec 11
The interactive, digital book "Spoon and the Moon" is a whimsically seductive, adult fairytale. The popular app doesn’t cost much to buy, but the authors are anxious to spread word of mouth, so for a limited time they are offering the app for free.

Queers in Careers @ Out for Undergrad

By Karin McKie | Aug 27
Created in 2004, Out for Undergrad facilitates events for high-potential, career-seeking LGBT students who excel in academics, demonstrate leadership and have professional experience through internships, clubs or start-ups.

Tech Meets Fashion for The Smartwatch Project

Aug 2
A recent design contest partnership between Sony Mobile Communications and the London College of Fashion has resulted in a tech/fashion partnership.

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