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OKCupid Co-Founder Apologizes For 2004 Donation To Anti-Gay GOP House Rep

“A decade ago, I made a contribution to Representative Chris Cannon because he was the ranking Republican on the House subcommittee that oversaw the Internet and Intellectual Property, matters important to my business and our industry. I accept responsibility for not knowing where he stood on gay rights in particular; I unequivocally support marriage equality and I would not make …

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OKCupid CEO Once Donated $500 To Anti-Gay GOP Member Of US House

Mother Jones reports that that ten years ago OKCupid CEO Sam Yagen  donated to the campaign of a GOP member of the House who went on to vote for a federal ban on same-sex marriage. The dating website’s boycott of Mozilla pushed the flap about former CEO Brendan Eich into the national headlines. Yagan donated $500 to Rep. Chris Cannon …

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