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… members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community (including drag queens, burlesque performers and transgender people), as well as Native Americans and victims of domestic violence. The protestors object to Facebook’s real-name policy, which requires users to use only the legal names on their birth certificates, for numerous…
… with your Facebook accounts over the past few weeks. In the two weeks since the real-name policy issues surfaced, we’ve had the chance to hear from many of you in these communities and understand the policy more clearly as you experience it. We’ve also come to understand how painful this has been. We owe you a better service and a better experience…
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., with activists representing the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and drag queens, with the only concession being a promise to reinstate deleted profiles for two weeks, which did little to quell anger toward the social network.