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The 'NoHomophobes.com' Website Enforces Better Language

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: • References: mashable and nohomophobes
The 'NoHomophobes.com' website features a real-time display of anti-gay slurs from Twitter. Between measuring the amount per day, per week and overall (since July 5th 2012), the site creates an interesting display of the "casual homophobia" that is prevalently used in social media and everyday language.

The NoHomophobes.com site accomplishes an important goal that is often overlooked: shining a light on phrases that aren't necessarily meant in a harmful manner, but are still incredibly offensive. The creators of the site rightly point out that racist and sexist language has become increasingly taboo in society, but homophobic slurs have yet to experience anywhere near the same attention.

Since the site features the Tweets of offending parties, perhaps people will learn to rethink their language and keep equality in mind when hitting their Tweet button.