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Reports: Maddow to Stay On with 'Multi-Year' Deal at MSNBC

Reports: Maddow to Stay On with 'Multi-Year' Deal at MSNBC

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23, 2021

Out MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow will stay at her post with a new multi-year deal after her current contract expires in 2022, reports say.

Adult Entertainment Watchdog Group Advises Industry Shutdown After Performer Tests HIV+

Adult Entertainment Watchdog Group Advises Industry Shutdown After Performer Tests HIV+

BUSINESS | Aug 22, 2021

After a performer tested positive for HIV, an adult entertainment industry monitoring organization is calling for a halt in production.

Adult Performer Josh Moore Lashes Out at Those Laughing at Sex Workers Impacted by OnlyFans Decision

Adult Performer Josh Moore Lashes Out at Those Laughing at Sex Workers Impacted by OnlyFans Decision

BUSINESS | Aug 22, 2021

The economic and emotional fallout from OnlyFans decision to block explicit content from the site after October 1 continues with sex workers most impacted. Adult performer Josh Moore expressed his frustration in a tweet.

Twitter Users Slam OnlyFans' Decision to Ban Explicit Sexual Content

Twitter Users Slam OnlyFans' Decision to Ban Explicit Sexual Content

BUSINESS | Aug 21, 2021

On Thursday OnlyFans, the site where content is shared for profit, content after October 1. On Twitter many call the decision as being based on moral judgment and will hurt sex workers.

Like February in August: Post-July 4th Weekend Finds Ptown Businesses Hit Hard

Like February in August: Post-July 4th Weekend Finds Ptown Businesses Hit Hard

BUSINESS | Aug 21, 2021

The fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak in Provincetown over the July 4 weekend has left businesses reeling.

AP Urges DeSantis to End Bullying Aimed at Reporter

AP Urges DeSantis to End Bullying Aimed at Reporter

BUSINESS | By David Bauder | Aug 21, 2021

AP is seeking to fight online bullying against journalists, a growing trend that is often triggered by public figures.

Gay Waiter Stiffed on Tip with Homophobic Note but Rewarded by Community Organization

Gay Waiter Stiffed on Tip with Homophobic Note but Rewarded by Community Organization

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 20, 2021

A waiter in Madison, Wisconsin, was stiffed by a customer who acknowledged good service, but left a hate-fueled anti-gay note. That's when fairness-minded strangers stepped in — a lot of them.

Patagonia Boycotts Wyoming Ski Resort Over Owners' GOP Event

Patagonia Boycotts Wyoming Ski Resort Over Owners' GOP Event

BUSINESS | By Mead Gruver | Aug 19, 2021

The outdoor gear and clothing company Patagonia has stopped providing its merchandise for sale at a Wyoming ski resort to protest the owners' sponsorship of a Republican fundraiser featuring Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.

OnlyFans Website to Ban 'Sexually Explicit' Content

OnlyFans Website to Ban 'Sexually Explicit' Content

BUSINESS | Aug 19, 2021

OnlyFans, a site where fans pay creators for their photos and videos, is planning to ban "sexually explicit" content. The ban will start Oct. 1 and is the result of requests from banking partners and companies that handle financial transactions.

Start-up US Airlines Say Bookings Sag as COVID Cases Rise

Start-up US Airlines Say Bookings Sag as COVID Cases Rise

BUSINESS | Aug 19, 2021

The newest U.S. airlines are showing signs of growth while at the same time hoping that the surge in coronavirus infections is only a short-term obstacle.

TSA Extends Mask Rule for Passengers Into January

TSA Extends Mask Rule for Passengers Into January

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Aug 18, 2021

Federal officials are extending into January a requirement that people on airline flights and public transportation wear face masks, a rule intended to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Census Data: Same-Sex Families Hit Twice as Hard by COVID Economic Downturn

Census Data: Same-Sex Families Hit Twice as Hard by COVID Economic Downturn

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16, 2021

Census data shows that same-sex families in America are twice as likely as their heterosexual counterparts to be severely hard-hit by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pfizer CEO to Public: Just Trust Us on the Covid Booster

Pfizer CEO to Public: Just Trust Us on the Covid Booster

BUSINESS | By Sarah Jane Tribble | Aug 16, 2021

Pfizer announced its global phase 3 trial on a third dose in mid-July. That trial's completion date is in 2022. Phase 3 results generally are required before regulatory approval.

Prominent Fact-Checker Snopes Apologizes for Plagiarism

Prominent Fact-Checker Snopes Apologizes for Plagiarism

BUSINESS | Aug 14, 2021

The co-founder and CEO of the fact-checking site Snopes.com has acknowledged plagiarizing from dozens of articles done by mainstream news outlets over several years, calling the appropriations "serious lapses in judgment."

Wendy's Opens Delivery-Only Kitchens to Meet Growing Demand

Wendy's Opens Delivery-Only Kitchens to Meet Growing Demand

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 13, 2021

Wendy's plans to open 700 delivery-only kitchens by 2025 to meet the growing demand from people who want their fast food brought to them.

Pedro Almodóvar Warns Against Algorithms in Instagram Row

Pedro Almodóvar Warns Against Algorithms in Instagram Row

BUSINESS | Aug 12, 2021

Declaring "victory" over Instagram after a controversial poster for his upcoming film was censored and then reinstated, out director Pedro Almodóvar said that society must be alert to the power of algorithms in deciding what humans are permitted to see.

Top of the Class: Why Vivint Smart Security Scores High Marks Among Consumers

Top of the Class: Why Vivint Smart Security Scores High Marks Among Consumers

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 10, 2021

For the LGBTQ community, safety and security have never been more critical, but not all smart security systems are created equal. Here's what you should be looking for to protect your home and property.

SEC Approves Nasdaq's Plan to Require Board Diversity

SEC Approves Nasdaq's Plan to Require Board Diversity

BUSINESS | By Alexandra Olson | Aug 7, 2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday approved Nasdaq's groundbreaking proposal to boost the number of women, racial minorities and LGBTQ people on U.S. corporate boards.

Caribbean Calling: VACAYA's Record-Breaking Return to LGBTQ Travel

Caribbean Calling: VACAYA's Record-Breaking Return to LGBTQ Travel

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 6, 2021

VACAYA's 2021-22 trip roster is a dream come true for wanderlust-driven consumers ready to head south of the border to a luxurious Mexican resort, Caribbean cruise, or Costa Rican luxury eco lodge.

All Cleansers Are Not Created Equal: Scoring a Win with Defense Soap

All Cleansers Are Not Created Equal: Scoring a Win with Defense Soap

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 5, 2021

All soaps are not created equal. Whether you're engaging in contact sports, using gym equipment or simply on the go, your skin is constantly on the defense against bacteria.

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