Social Media

New Site Tracks Homophobia on Twitter

Real-time website picks up on the use of terms like "dyke" and "faggot"


WHAT'S in an epithet? It would seem that the social currency of homophobia is disappearing quickly. But lest you get too optimistic, a new site has the numbers in, and they don't look great. See for yourself: has a real-time tracker of homophobic language on Twitter.