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Design & Development Shop Strv Announces New Strv Labs Division, Change in Leadership and a Reality TV Show Championing Female Founders
February 21, 2018
STRV, a leading Silicon Valley app and web development studio, is creating a new STRV Labs division to bring to market more innovative, customized apps as well as potentially an incubator, in conjunction with a reality TV show, that would champion female founders and entrepreneurs... STRV’s in-house project portfolio includes a trio of dating apps geared toward the LGBT community, Surge...
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Silicon Valley's Attack on Anti-Gay Laws Is a Watershed Moment for Tech Activism
April 01, 2015
Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law has ignited a national firestorm of protest—and the tech industry is leading the fight.
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LGBT acceptance in Silicon Valley tech community on the rise, but there is still work to be done
December 19, 2014
When Tim Cook came out in October, he became the highest profile in a series of technology executives to reveal his or her sexual orientation. Google[x]’s Megan Smith, now White House Chief Technology Officer; and Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Palantir Technologies, are both openly gay.
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Tim Cook Speaks Up
October 30, 2014
While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.
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Former TBWA Creative Exec O'Neill Named Chief Creative Officer at Startup Theranos
July 18, 2014
Mr. O'Neill has pioneered LGBT-themed creative and launched the first TV commercial for Ikea to feature a gay couple, as well as Absolut's National Coming Out Day campaign, "Absolut Out."
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LGBT Programmers Speak Out On Mozilla's Anti-Gay Marriage CEO
April 04, 2014
The maker of the popular Firefox web browser took so much criticism over hiring Brendan Eich, who donated to California's Prop 8, as its new CEO that he was forced to resign today.
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How Silicon Valley fought for gay rights
April 04, 2014
Technology and gay rights may seem like unlikely bedfellows, but there is a long tradition of tech companies supporting the movement
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Google’s Megan Smith Says It’s Time To Uncover The “Lost History” Of Female Tech Pioneers
November 16, 2013
Google vice president Megan Smith gave a wide-ranging talk this morning at the Women 2.0 conference in Las Vegas in which she discussed “moonshot” ideas and connected them to the work she’s doing at Google’s “skunkworks” lab Google[x]. She also suggested that we’re entering a third wave” of women’s rights.
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