Google employees petition SF Pride to oust company from parade

Employees say Google hasn't done enough to protect LGBTQ folks on its

Google employees petition SF Pride to oust company from parade

Curated via Twitter from CNET News’s twitter account….

In a letter and petition to the board of directors of San Fransisco Pride, posted to Medium Wednesday, a group of Google employees said the company hasn’t improved its policies when it comes to the treatment of "LGBTQ+ persons, the depiction of LGBTQ+ persons, and harassment and hate speech directed at LGBTQ+ persons, on YouTube and other Google products".

Google employees have signed a petition about the company’s sponsorship of San Francisco Pride festivities.

"Google and YouTube can and must do more to elevate and protect the voices of LGBTQ+ creators on their platforms, and we’ve found that Google has been willing to listen to this criticism and is working to develop appropriate policies," the statement said.

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