aka ginger warlock
I have just seen this news story of OKCupid asking users who go onto their website via the Browser Firefox to not use the browser:
Now I am not sure what to feel about this. I am and always have been a supporter of Mozilla Firefox and I wonder if I should let the opinion of the owner on his beliefs should deter me or if it matters, personally it will not, me waking up and seeing this information does not change my opinion on a product I use and I don't think it should. Whether we like it or not everyone has the right to an opinion however one line that did annoy me was this:OKCupid seeks to block Mozilla Firefox over gay rights
Dating website OKCupid has sought to deter users from accessing its site via browser Mozilla Firefox.
The site says the move was in response to new Mozilla chief executive Brendan Eich's previous opposition to gay marriage in the US state of California.
Users are directed to use other internet browsers, such as Chrome.
Mozilla said OKCupid had not contacted it to confirm facts, and that: "Mozilla supports equality for all, including marriage equality for LGBT couples."
Why use the word queer? Why not say gay? Between asked what the best word to use in this scenario was be it gay, queer or faggot etc I would say "queer" is the worst because this just screams to me someone who wants to say "faggot" but cannot. But that's just my view.Mozilla's head of education, Christie Koehler, who is gay, wrote on her blog: "It's hard for me to think of a scenario where someone could donate to that campaign without feeling that queer folks are less deserving of basic rights."