President Barack Obama last week designated June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, and Facebook marked the occasion with a new set of stickers, Pride.
Facebook is helping its users mark LGBT Pride Month in June by making five different versions of its “Pride Connects Us” image available for download, the social network announced in a post on its LGBTQ@Facebook page.
This week’s Supreme Court hearings on two cases related to same-sex marriage have taken over many a Facebook News Feed, and according to a post on the LGBTQ@Facebook page, “equality” was the top related term on the Facebook Talk Meter.
Facebook joined the growing list of companies expressing their support for same-sex marriage, announcing in a post on its LGBTQ@Facebook page that it will submit briefs on the topic to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Facebook announced its support of legislation introduced in California by state Assemblymember Phil Ting to provide tax relief for employees who receive reimbursement from their employer for federal taxes they paid on healthcare benefits provided to their same-sex partner and dependents.