YouTube reverses some restrictions on gay-themed content

After a post by Rowan Ellis, many people recently noticed that YouTube's Restricted Mode filter consistently blocked videos containing LGBTQ+ related content. Despite tweeting that it is supposed to only filter mature content, users tracked down sele...

YouTube reverses some restrictions on gay-themed content

The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other's eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another.

Tue 21 Mar 17 from Phys.org

YouTube admits that LGBT videos are hidden in its 'restricted mode', apologises for confusion

The Google-owned company said that it only hides videos 'that discuss more sensitive issues'

Mon 20 Mar 17 from The Independent

YouTube pledges to 'fix' Restricted Mode's LGBTQ+ censorship

After a post by Rowan Ellis, many people recently noticed that YouTube's Restricted Mode filter consistently blocked videos containing LGBTQ+ related content. Despite tweeting ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Engadget

YouTube responds to allegations it censored LGBTQ+ videos

YouTube has found itself accused of effectively censoring LGBTQ+ content, and its creators, thanks to its restricted mode. YouTuber Rowan Ellis discovered that the site has been marking ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Engadget

YouTube creators upset over new 'restricted' ratings

Tyler Oakley and others speak out about new YouTube policy        

Mon 20 Mar 17 from USA today

YouTubers claim restrictions targeting gay-themed content

NEW YORK (AP) -- YouTube says it is looking into why some gay-themed content is being blocked to those browsing YouTube under its "restricted" setting....

Mon 20 Mar 17 from AP

YouTubers claim restrictions targeting gay-themed content, Mon 20 Mar 17 from AP

YouTube apologizes for blocking LGBT videos - CNET

Many vloggers remain unimpressed with how YouTube classifies "sensitive content" under its Restricted Mode.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from CNET

YouTube addresses Restricted Mode blocking LGBTQ content

Some vloggers, including Tyler Oakley, say they're "perplexed" by their posts being blocked by the feature.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from BBC Technology

YouTube responds to complaints that its Restricted Mode censors LGBT videos

 After concerns that its Restricted Mode hides videos with LGBT content, YouTube released a statement saying that it “regrets any confusion.” Read More

Mon 20 Mar 17 from TechCrunch

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