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Weed Cellars Pours Pride With New Release and South Florida Arrival

Weed Cellars Pours Pride With New Release and South Florida Arrival

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 30, 2021

Weed Cellars' Pride Edition Chenin Blanc/Viognier blend is only one color in its rainbow of wine, beers and spirits. The brand now arrives in South Florida to spread the love.

Q&A: Ford Foundation's Leader Straddles Contrasting Worlds

Q&A: Ford Foundation's Leader Straddles Contrasting Worlds

BUSINESS | Jun 30, 2021

Darren Walker has experienced two sides of life — one of poverty, one of wealth and has often mentioned that growing up in poverty as a gay Black man in rural Texas has given him a unique perspective on his work as president of the Ford Foundation.

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

BUSINESS | By David Bauder | Jun 30, 2021

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for violations of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation.

TSA Will Resume Defense Training for Airline Employees

TSA Will Resume Defense Training for Airline Employees

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jun 28, 2021

Federal officials cited the surge of incidents involving disruptive and sometimes violent passengers in resuming self-defense training for airline flight attendants and pilots.

Report: McDonald's, State Farm Present as Allies While Franchisees, Agents Make Anti-LGTBQ Contributions

Report: McDonald's, State Farm Present as Allies While Franchisees, Agents Make Anti-LGTBQ Contributions

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 25, 2021

Though major corporations put on their allyship faces for the LGBTQ community — especially during Pride Month — they might still be contributing, directly or indirectly, to anti-LGBTQ causes.

American Airlines Cutting Flights as Summer Season Starts

American Airlines Cutting Flights as Summer Season Starts

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jun 23, 2021

American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air travel rises faster than once expected.

Uber Eats Tackles App Profile Issue that Outs Trans Drivers

Uber Eats Tackles App Profile Issue that Outs Trans Drivers

BUSINESS | By Roxana Hegeman | Jun 23, 2021

A civil rights group warned Uber Eats that its app profiles place transgender drivers at risk of harassment and violence, prompting the company to apologize Tuesday.

How Wells Fargo Embodies LGBTQ Pride Beyond Flags and Festivals

How Wells Fargo Embodies LGBTQ Pride Beyond Flags and Festivals

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 22, 2021

From the early days of the AIDS crisis to financial planning for same-sex couples and diversity within its workforce, Wells Fargo continues to be at the forefront of advocating for and supporting the queer community.

Flower Power: Flower Co.'s Weed Delivery Blossoms in California

Flower Power: Flower Co.'s Weed Delivery Blossoms in California

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 22, 2021

It's been five years since California led the charge with legalizing marijuana. Companies are now capitalizing on the delivery model to connect consumers to the best weed strains the market offers.

In Surprise Move, Norwegian Low-Cost Airline Names New CEO

In Surprise Move, Norwegian Low-Cost Airline Names New CEO

BUSINESS | Jun 22, 2021

A new CEO for low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle was tapped Monday when the carrier's Chief Financial Officer Geir Karlsen was named a day after the board decided to immediately terminate the contract with former CEO Jacob Schram.

Ransomware Gangs Get Paid Off as Officials Struggle for Fix

Ransomware Gangs Get Paid Off as Officials Struggle for Fix

BUSINESS | By Frank Bajak | Jun 22, 2021

If your business falls victim to ransomware and you want simple advice on whether to pay the criminals, don't expect much help from the U.S. government. The answer is apt to be: It depends.

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

BUSINESS | Jun 20, 2021

A professor of brand responsibility investigates brands and their relationships with social issues, including the importance of both corporate allies and advocates.

ASTROGLIDE Slides Into Pride with Limited-Edition Bottle and $60K Donation

ASTROGLIDE Slides Into Pride with Limited-Edition Bottle and $60K Donation

BUSINESS | Jun 20, 2021

How will you be celebrating Pride this year? If it includes a bit of frolic, ASTROGLIDE's latest project might come in handy.

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies to Give Juneteenth Off

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies to Give Juneteenth Off

BUSINESS | By Alexandra Olson | Jun 19, 2021

The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement that took off last year

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

BUSINESS | By Naveen Kumar | Jun 18, 2021

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?

Cruise Giant Carnival Says Customers Affected by Breach

Cruise Giant Carnival Says Customers Affected by Breach

BUSINESS | Jun 18, 2021

Carnival Corp. said Thursday that a data breach in March might have exposed personal information about customers and employees on Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises.

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 17, 2021

A recent study by Family Equality indicates that regardless of annual household income, 45 to 53% of LGBTQ millennials plan to become parents. But planning and actually having a baby are two different things. Enter Prelude Fertility.

Report: Companies Wave the Rainbow Flag for Pride, Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians

Report: Companies Wave the Rainbow Flag for Pride, Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16, 2021

An investigative report has uncovered more than two dozen companies that wave the rainbow flag during Pride Month, but contribute to anti-LGTBQ politicians.

Noodles & Company Stands Firm With Gender-Neutral Restrooms After GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Attack

Noodles & Company Stands Firm With Gender-Neutral Restrooms After GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Attack

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 15, 2021

Fast-food chain Noodles & Company is standing by its policy of gender-neutral restrooms after a Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania inveighed against the company in a Facebook post.

Rethinking Tequila: Premium Brands Aim to Change Perception

Rethinking Tequila: Premium Brands Aim to Change Perception

BUSINESS | By Louise Dixon | Jun 15, 2021

Love it or hate it, tequila conjures up strong feelings in many drinkers.

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