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YouTube is being sued by LGBTQ content creators alleging the company discriminated against LGBTQ creators on the platform and restricted their reach and ability to make money.
The class-action lawsuit accuses YouTube of unfairly applying its policies in a way that deems queer content as “shocking” and “sexually explicit” while letting hate speech thrive.
YouTube deploys “unlawful content regulation, distribution, and monetization practices that stigmatize, restrict, block, demonetize, and financially harm the LGBT Plaintiffs and the greater LGBT Community,” the lawsuit says.

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LGBTQ creators are suing YouTube and its parent company Google alleging the video platform discriminated against them by unfairly applying its policies in a way that restricts queer content from making money and being seen by a wide audience.

The lawsuit alleges that YouTube’s policies are not applied evenly across content, allowing LGBTQ content to be marked as “shocking” and “sexually explicit” and hate speech to remain on the platform. YouTube deploys “unlawful content regulation, distribution, and monetization practices that stigmatize, restrict, block, demonetize, and financially harm the LGBT Plaintiffs and the greater LGBT Community,” the lawsuit says.

The class action suit — meaning plaintiffs with similar complaints are included, and can join on — …read more


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