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Google’s turn to get in ‘bi ban’ trouble. Again.

Less than year on from YouTube’s ban on bisexual content, owner Google have managed to get into hot water over bisexuality once again. American bi organisation BiNetUSA had their google advertising campaign suspended by the search giant for using rude words – “bisexual” and “gay”. Remarkably in 2018 these were deemed to be sexually explicit words and therefore inappropriate. The […]

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Twitter rolls back #bisexual ban

Twitter have reversed the block on image and video content for hashtags such as #bisexual. In a statement they tweeted from the official support account they said: “Late last week, we discovered a technical issue that affected search results: searches for certain words related to sexuality did not populate complete results. We apologize for anyone negatively impacted by this bug. […]

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Twitter’s Bi Ban: Sign the Petition

There’s now a petition challenging twitter’s block on the #bisexual search term. Sign it here. The petition reads, As of the weekend of November 4th, 2017, Twitter’s picture, video and news search now block #bisexual and related terms – even with safe search filters turned off. Bisexual support is among the hardest to find for LGBT people – and many […]

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Twitter photo-blocks #bisexual

Twitter has blocked the word bisexual as a term on its photo-search facility. The peculiar move doesn’t affect related or similar terms such as pansexual or transsexual – so it’s not the “sex” causing the problem. Bi Community News editor Jen Yockney MBE commented, “This is a peculiar retrograde step, just when we thought we’d got over this kind of […]

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