While surfing for videos about the future from the past, I found this little gem from Apple:
The video comes from a time in which very few were actually on the internet, hence the question, “What *would* you do?” The most recent YouTube comments paint a disheartening picture of what we have become:
There is considerable GLBT hatred on YouTube. Some of it is generated by Anonymous trolls just doing it for the LULZ, but a good bit of it is genuine. After studying YouTube for several years now it is easy to see why Candis Cayne would call the GLBT community “the last great minority”, noting that they “can still be harrassed openly” and “called out on television.” (from Wikipedia entry on LGBT)
In my short time as a professor, I have already heard three horrific stories from students who have suffered through violent and humiliating GLBT hate crimes.
In light (or darkness) of all this, I get a certain joy out of watching the big fat gay collab video, now spreading around the intertubes like wildfire and receiving tons of (thankfully) positive comments:
(Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics)