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3 LGBTQ+ Couples Taste Success in the Food Industry

3 LGBTQ+ Couples Taste Success in the Food Industry

BUSINESS | By Lawrence Ferber | Oct 13, 2021

For some LGBTQ+ couples, being partners in both life and business turns out to be a recipe for success.

Netflix Backs Chappelle Despite Criticism Over Trans Remarks

Netflix Backs Chappelle Despite Criticism Over Trans Remarks

BUSINESS | By Lynn Elber | Oct 12, 2021

A top Netflix executive said Dave Chappelle's special "The Closer" doesn't cross "the line on hate" and will remain on the streaming service despite fallout over the comedian's remarks about the transgender community.

California Law Requires Gender-Neutral Area in Some Stores

California Law Requires Gender-Neutral Area in Some Stores

BUSINESS | By Adam Bean | Oct 10, 2021

California became the first state to say large department stores must display products like toys in gender-neutral ways, a win for LGBT advocates who say pink and blue hues of marketing methods pressure children to conform to gender stereotypes.

Toymakers Race to Get Products on Shelves Amid Supply Clogs

Toymakers Race to Get Products on Shelves Amid Supply Clogs

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 7, 2021

Running out of time to get its products on store shelves ahead of the holidays, the Basic Fun toy company made an unprecedented decision: It's leaving one-third of its iconic Tonka Mighty Dump Trucks destined for the U.S. in China.

Scarlett Johansson, Disney Settle Lawsuit Over 'Black Widow'

Scarlett Johansson, Disney Settle Lawsuit Over 'Black Widow'

BUSINESS | By Andrew Dalton | Oct 1, 2021

Scarlett Johansson and the Walt Disney Co. settled her lawsuit over the streaming release of "Black Widow," bringing a swift end to what had begun as the first major fight between a studio and star over recent changes in rollout plans for films.

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

BUSINESS | Sep 29, 2021

Any profession requires soft skills, notably the capacity to communicate. But how can you improve if it's not your strong suit?

Beyond, Impossible Join Crowded Plant-Based Chicken Market

Beyond, Impossible Join Crowded Plant-Based Chicken Market

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 28, 2021

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods found success with realistic plant-based burgers. Now, they're hoping to replicate that in the fast-growing but crowded market for plant-based chicken nuggets.

Far-Right Cryptocurrency Follows Ideology Across Borders

Far-Right Cryptocurrency Follows Ideology Across Borders

BUSINESS | By Erika Kinetz and Lori Hinnant | Sep 28, 2021

The Daily Stormer website advocates for the purity of the white race, posts hate-filled, conspiratorial screeds against Blacks, Jews and women and has helped inspire at least three racially motivated murders. It has also made its founder, Andrew Anglin.

Why Coffee Could Cost More at Groceries, Cafes

Why Coffee Could Cost More at Groceries, Cafes

BUSINESS | Sep 28, 2021

As if a cup of coffee wasn't expensive enough, a confluence of factors is driving up farmers' costs to grow the beans and it could begin filtering down to your local cafe before the end of the year.

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2021

A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Sep 22, 2021

The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.

Tennessee Gay Couple, Turned Away by Wedding Venue, Get Support, Plenty of Options

Tennessee Gay Couple, Turned Away by Wedding Venue, Get Support, Plenty of Options

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21, 2021

A gay couple in Tennessee who were bounced by a wedding venue because they are both men have been flooded with offers of wedding services at a discount since their story hit the news.

US Investigating Airlines Over Slow Refunds During Pandemic

US Investigating Airlines Over Slow Refunds During Pandemic

BUSINESS | Sep 20, 2021

The Transportation Department is detailing efforts it says it is making to help airline customers who were wrongfully denied refunds after flights were canceled or changed during the pandemic.

Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Opens Up about Being the 'Token Gay'

Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Opens Up about Being the 'Token Gay'

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19, 2021

CNBC anchor Shepard Smith gave a few pointers for how LGTBQ+ professionals can deal with being "tokenized" at work. Rule #1: Use calm, concise, face to face communication.

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

BUSINESS | Sep 17, 2021

Aetna is being sued by a lesbian couple who allege discrimination because the company requires higher out-of-pocket expenditures before covering fertility treatment for non-heterosexuals.

US Will Give Runway Rights to a Budget Airline at Newark Airport

US Will Give Runway Rights to a Budget Airline at Newark Airport

BUSINESS | Sep 17, 2021

The Transportation Department said Thursday it will give rights for several afternoon and evening flights in Newark, New Jersey, to a budget airline to drive down fares.

Watch: Thirst-Trapping OnlyFans Stars Rick & Griff Give Middle Finger to Streaming Service with Hilarious Vid

Watch: Thirst-Trapping OnlyFans Stars Rick & Griff Give Middle Finger to Streaming Service with Hilarious Vid

BUSINESS | Sep 15, 2021

Social media influencers and adult content providers Rick and Griff Twombley-King struck out at OnlyFans for their now-rescinded decision to ban adult content with a funny parody video.

Carnival CEO Discusses Cruise Lines, Pandemic and Politics

Carnival CEO Discusses Cruise Lines, Pandemic and Politics

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Sep 15, 2021

Carnival Corp., once a $21 billion company, saw revenue plunge to zero overnight last year when the pandemic shut down the cruise industry. It's CEO Arnold Donald's job to navigate uncharted waters for the cruise giant, which operates nine brands.

How 'Sissy Men' Became the Latest Front in China's Campaign Against Big Tech

How 'Sissy Men' Became the Latest Front in China's Campaign Against Big Tech

BUSINESS | Sep 14, 2021

Using the Chinese derogatory slur "niang pao" — "girlie guns" — Chinese cultural authorities explained that they were rolling out a rule to purge "morally flawed celebrities" in order to "correct aesthetics" in "performing styles." But why?

Weed Cellars Arrives in Florida, Just in Time for Miami Beach Pride

Weed Cellars Arrives in Florida, Just in Time for Miami Beach Pride

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 14, 2021

Nathan's Bar is the latest LGBTQ+ venue to welcome the arrival of Weed Cellars' Pride Edition — just in time for Miami Beach Pride this September.

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