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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.

Scott Rudin will 'Step Back' after Allegations of Bullying

Scott Rudin will 'Step Back' after Allegations of Bullying

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 17, 2021

Amid mounting anger over allegations of bullying, out Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin broke his silence Saturday, saying he is "profoundly sorry" and will step back from his theater work.

Watch: Sharon Osbourne Denies Racist & Homophobic Accusations, Claims they were Made by 'Disgruntled Ladies'

Watch: Sharon Osbourne Denies Racist & Homophobic Accusations, Claims they were Made by 'Disgruntled Ladies'

Apr 17, 2021

Sharon Osbourne made her first public appearance since leaving "The Talk" after being accused of being a racist, and found a friend in talk show host Bill Maher.

Fox Stands Behind Tucker Carlson after ADL Urges His Firing

Fox Stands Behind Tucker Carlson after ADL Urges His Firing

By Tali Arbel | Apr 13, 2021

Fox Corp. is standing behind Tucker Carlson after the Anti-Defamation League last week called for the company to fire the opinion host for his on-air defense of the white-supremacist "great replacement" theory.

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

By Paul Wiseman and Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 10, 2021

Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again.

Queer Reality Hunk Cheyenne Parker Finds Niche in Puerto Vallarta

Queer Reality Hunk Cheyenne Parker Finds Niche in Puerto Vallarta

Mar 20, 2021

Hunky Cheyenne Parker is best-known for appearances on the reality shows "Fire Island" and "Ex on the Beach." When the pandemic left him stranded in Puerto Vallarta he decided to stay & put his entrepreneurial spirit to work.

Alexi McCammond Parts Ways with Teen Vogue Over Past Tweets

Alexi McCammond Parts Ways with Teen Vogue Over Past Tweets

By Leanne Italie | Mar 18, 2021

Saying her past anti-Asian and homophobic tweets have overshadowed her work, Alexi McCammond said Thursday that she and publisher Conde Nast have decided to part ways at Teen Vogue.

US Female Firefighters Fight Discrimination with Lawsuits

US Female Firefighters Fight Discrimination with Lawsuits

By Tom Foreman Jr. | Mar 14, 2021

The highest ranking female firefighter in Asheville, North Carolina, says she was repeatedly discriminated against because of her sex and fought to keep her job while battling breast cancer.

Event Producer Jake Resnicow to Help Queer Nightlife Workers Impacted by the Pandemic with $8,000 in Grants

Event Producer Jake Resnicow to Help Queer Nightlife Workers Impacted by the Pandemic with $8,000 in Grants

Mar 14, 2021

Jake Resnicow Events pledges to donate $200 grants to 40 LGBTQ+ nightlife workers and artists impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns.

US Airlines Adding Jobs, Extending Rebound From October Low

US Airlines Adding Jobs, Extending Rebound From October Low

Mar 9, 2021

U.S. airlines are adding jobs as industry employment extends a rebound from a low in October, when tens of thousands of airline workers were briefly laid off after federal payroll aid expired.

NY Times Says it Needs Culture Change, Better Inclusion

NY Times Says it Needs Culture Change, Better Inclusion

By David Bauder | Feb 26, 2021

The New York Times says it needs a culture change to become a better place to work, particularly for people of color.

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Feb 21, 2021

As owners are forced to shut businesses, they've had to figure out what to do next. For many entrepreneurs, the answer has been anticipating the next trend and creating a company to take advantage of it.

Judge Dismisses Georgia Lawsuit by Transgender Fire Chief

Judge Dismisses Georgia Lawsuit by Transgender Fire Chief

By Russ Bynum | Feb 19, 2021

A federal judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit by a transgender fire chief who led a rural Georgia city's fire department for more than a decade, then got fired 18 months after first coming to work as a woman.

Watch: ABC News Doc About OnlyFans Hits Hulu

Watch: ABC News Doc About OnlyFans Hits Hulu

Feb 17, 2021

ABC News has a new documentary about the website/app OnlyFans, a subscription service that is primarily used by adult entertainment performers, and it is now hit Hulu.

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