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Identifying Yourself As A Lesbian Gets You Banned... →
Teresa says that she was harassed by other players and later suspended from XBOX Live because she identified herself as a lesbian in her profile. When she appealed to Microsoft, she says they told her that other gamers found her sexual orientation “offensive.” disgusting. read the related articles for more displays of homophobia from other xbox live users and microsoft.
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The Linguists →
filigree: Of the world’s 7,000 languages, 40 percent are on their way to extinction, with the last fluent speaker of a language dying once every two weeks. The Linguists, airing on PBS on February 26 at 10 p.m ET, traces two insatiable researchers, K. David Harrison and Greg Anderson, on a journey to the ends of the Earth to meet the speakers of some very remote languages — Chulym in Siberia,...
People who leave farts in elevators that I...
Netflix considers plan to go streaming only by... →
jorgeq: With services like iTunes, Amazon Video and even Hulu, it’s apparent that the act of streaming content is gaining momentum onto the coattails of the conventional task of taking a trip to the video store. So much that the company that began with the “we’ll mail you a movie and you mail it back” model has the CEO Reed Hastings already alluding that by 2010, DVDS will take a backseat on the...
Hidden Racism in France →
filigree: [SOS Racisme] found widespread use of abbreviations such as “BBR,” short for Bleu Blanc Rouge (“Blue White Red,” the colors of the French flag), referring to ethnic Frenchmen and “NBBR” (Non Bleu Blanc Rouge - non-French) indicating the use of race in employers’ databases.