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Disney Requiring US Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Virus

Disney Requiring US Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Virus

Jul 31, 2021

The Walt Disney Company has joined other large companies in requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

$15 Wage Becoming a Norm as Employers Struggle to Fill Jobs

$15 Wage Becoming a Norm as Employers Struggle to Fill Jobs

By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 27, 2021

The signs and banners are dotted along suburban commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants, evidence of a new desperation among America's service-industry employers: "Now Hiring, $15 an hour."

Allegations: Gay Man Forced Out of Christian Theater and His Departure Papered Over With 'Beautiful Lie'

Allegations: Gay Man Forced Out of Christian Theater and His Departure Papered Over With 'Beautiful Lie'

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 27, 2021

A gay man alleges he was forced out of his job at a Christian theater organization — and then his departure was swept under the rug with a "beautiful lie" that avoided the real reason.

Fewer Working-Age People May Slow Economy. Will It Lift Pay?

Fewer Working-Age People May Slow Economy. Will It Lift Pay?

By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 3, 2021

As America's job market rebounds this summer and the need for workers intensifies, employers won't likely have a chance to relax anytime soon.

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

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.

Judge Reinstates Teacher Suspended for Transgender Remark

Judge Reinstates Teacher Suspended for Transgender Remark

Jun 9, 2021

A judge on Tuesday ordered a northern Virginia school system to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke out at a school board meeting against a proposal requiring that transgender students be addressed by their preferred pronouns.

Watch: Virginia Elementary Teacher Says 'It's Abuse' to Address Students by Chosen Pronouns

Watch: Virginia Elementary Teacher Says 'It's Abuse' to Address Students by Chosen Pronouns

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 2, 2021

The gym teacher in Loudoun County, Virginia, said it was "against my religion" to address students by their chosen pronouns.

How 'Allyship' Can Help LGBTQ Staff Feel Less Excluded in the Work Place

How 'Allyship' Can Help LGBTQ Staff Feel Less Excluded in the Work Place

May 31, 2021

There is compelling evidence that workplaces can be challenging environments for trans people, where their voices often remain the least heard. Even for organizations which seek to be inclusive, many lack the necessary expertise.

Part of the Online Gig Economy, Sex Work Can Be a Lifeline for Marginalized Workers

Part of the Online Gig Economy, Sex Work Can Be a Lifeline for Marginalized Workers

May 25, 2021

One researcher finds that more people are involved in the industry, including marginalized people who are finding it a literal lifeline in tough economic times.

Boston Radio Host Back on the Air a Day after Lovato Rant

Boston Radio Host Back on the Air a Day after Lovato Rant

May 20, 2021

A longtime Boston radio host who abruptly quit at the end of an on-air rant Wednesday after he was told by management to stop joking about singer Demi Lovato's announcement that they identify as non-binary was back on the air Thursday.

Listen: Boston Radio Host Walks Off Show When Told to Stop Making Non-Binary Jokes About Demi Lovato

Listen: Boston Radio Host Walks Off Show When Told to Stop Making Non-Binary Jokes About Demi Lovato

May 19, 2021

One of Boston's leading morning deejays walked off the show Wednesday after complaining of being muzzled by management for making jokes about Demi Lovato announcing that they're non-binary.

Watch: 'The Viewers Fired Her' — Former Producer Slams Ellen DeGeneres

Watch: 'The Viewers Fired Her' — Former Producer Slams Ellen DeGeneres

May 16, 2021

A former producer on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" told an Australian morning chat show this week that the viewers fired the talk show host. "I think the viewers have woken up finally," said Hedda Muskat.

Buff & Shirtless, Potter Gets Patrick Swayze Vibes on Social Media

Buff & Shirtless, Potter Gets Patrick Swayze Vibes on Social Media

May 11, 2021

"I make stuff out of clay," says hunky, 20-year old ceramic artist Theo Hirschfield on his Instagram page. And it has made him a social media sensation with many hoping he will recreate the iconic scene from the romantic drama "Ghost."

NowThis Editor Versha Sharma to Take Over at Teen Vogue

NowThis Editor Versha Sharma to Take Over at Teen Vogue

By Leanne Italie | May 11, 2021

Teen Vogue has chosen Versha Sharma, a top editor at NowThis, to replace Alexi McCammond as editor in chief after a swirl of controversy over McCammond's past anti-Asian and homophobic tweets.

Helix Studios Owner Hospitalized in Domestic Assault; Also Denies Accusations by Former Models

Helix Studios Owner Hospitalized in Domestic Assault; Also Denies Accusations by Former Models

May 6, 2021

There has been considerable drama at Helix Studios, the Vegas-based adult male streaming company owned by Keith Miller. Last weekend 2 models left the studio, calling it a "glorified hell," & Miller was hospitalized in a domestic violence incident.

Backlash Over Cis Actor Cast in 'I Am My Own Wife' Forces Cancellation of Upcoming Production

Backlash Over Cis Actor Cast in 'I Am My Own Wife' Forces Cancellation of Upcoming Production

May 4, 2021

The battle over cis actors playing trans roles has led to a Connecticut theater to cancel an upcoming production of "I Am My Own Wife," Doug Wright's award-winning play about German trans woman Charlotte von Mahlsdorf.

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

May 2, 2021

A British healthcare worker left his job as a medical assistant after six years to pursue a full-time OnlyFans career after receiving a one-percent raise.

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

By Naveen Kumar | May 2, 2021

Casting LGBTQ actors in queer roles only scratches the surface of the complexities behind the Hollywood business model, where talent is a commodity and the benchmark for success is a delicate balance of earnings and artistry.

There's a Gay Wage Gap — And It's Linked to Discrimination

There's a Gay Wage Gap — And It's Linked to Discrimination

May 1, 2021

The wage gaps that exist between men and women and between white and Black people have received a lot of attention in recent years. But there's another wage gap that tends to be overlooked — between heterosexuals and LGBTQ people.

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Apr 21, 2021

Four front-of-house staffers at BrewDog, an Indianapolis brew pub, allege that they were fired for being LGBTQ. The company they used to work for has faced similar controversy before.

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