This is a guest post by James Webb, a gay technology writer based in New York City.
Webb is a contributing editor at The Atlantic.
His work has appeared in Salon, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, The Daily Beast, The Huffington View and other publications.
Webb has been interviewed on MSNBC, NPR, CNN, The Washington Post, Mashable, Mash, and The Daily Show.
He is a regular contributor to Gizmag, an independent digital magazine focused on the world of tech.
He tweets at @jameswebb.
The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own.