New website tracks gay slurs on Twitter

What's in an epithet? It would seem that the social currency of homophobia is disappearing quickly.

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But lest you get too optimistic, a new site has the numbers in, and they don’t look great. See for yourself: NoHomophobes.com has a real-time tracker of homophobic language on Twitter.

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The website is charitable: it doesn’t assume that the tweets are meant to be hurtful. Instead, it aims to spotlight “casual homophobia”—the unknowing, but still harmful, use of derogatory language.

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