They finally fixed it after the Olympics (and dozens of Marcia Gay Harden projects).
4 Insane Examples of Overzealous Internet Censorship

#4. A Christian News Site Renames an Olympian
We can remember athlete Tyson Gay for a few reasons. First off, we could remember him for being an Olympic medalist who, as a world champion track and field runner, has achieved more in his 30 years on Earth than most of us achieve in the totality of our lives … or, we can remember that one occasion when One News Now — the Internet news wing of the Christian fundamentalist group the American Family Association — saw the filtering technology on its website remove the athlete’s offending last name and redub him as “Tyson Homosexual” during the Olympic trials in 2008.

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They finally fixed it after the Olympics (and dozens of Marcia Gay Harden projects).

4 Insane Examples of Overzealous Internet Censorship

#4. A Christian News Site Renames an Olympian

We can remember athlete Tyson Gay for a few reasons. First off, we could remember him for being an Olympic medalist who, as a world champion track and field runner, has achieved more in his 30 years on Earth than most of us achieve in the totality of our lives … or, we can remember that one occasion when One News Now — the Internet news wing of the Christian fundamentalist group the American Family Association — saw the filtering technology on its website remove the athlete’s offending last name and redub him as “Tyson Homosexual” during the Olympic trials in 2008.

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