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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.

Watch: The Old Gays Are Here... Queer... And Promoting Milk Shakes

Watch: The Old Gays Are Here... Queer... And Promoting Milk Shakes

BUSINESS | Jun 14, 2021

The Old Gays have more than 1.2 million TikTok followers and their videos of how they take to new experiences are staples on Grindr's YouTube account. But their latest pushes the line between heartfelt emotion and commercialism.

Watch: Arby's Employee Fired After Gay Couple Finds Slur on Their Receipt

Watch: Arby's Employee Fired After Gay Couple Finds Slur on Their Receipt

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 14, 2021

Longtime gay couple Craig Gray and John Burns were shocked to find an anti-LGTBQ slur written on their order receipt following a visit to an Arby's restaurant in Indiana. The employee was promptly fired.

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

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

BUSINESS | Jun 14, 2021

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

Judge Tosses Hospital Workers' Vaccine Requirement Challenge

Judge Tosses Hospital Workers' Vaccine Requirement Challenge

BUSINESS | Jun 14, 2021

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by employees of a Houston hospital system over its requirement that all of its staff be vaccinated against COVID-19.

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 13, 2021

A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

BUSINESS | Jun 12, 2021

Billionaire businessman and investor Richard Branson marked the opening Thursday of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, promoting weekend events that kicked off with a show headlined by Christina Aguilera.

Smilyn Celebrates Pride, One Color at a Time

Smilyn Celebrates Pride, One Color at a Time

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 11, 2021

In honor of Pride Month, here's a reminder of what the rainbow flag's colors stand for and the synergy that can be found in Smilyn's hemp CBD oil, CBD gummies, and other products.

Change to Gilead Assistance Program Threatens PrEP Access, HIV Advocates Say

Change to Gilead Assistance Program Threatens PrEP Access, HIV Advocates Say

BUSINESS | By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Jun 11, 2021

Gilead announced in April it will change how much it reimburses through that assistance program. For pharmacies that contract with certain safety-net clinics, the change means less reimbursement cash to pass along to the clinics.

Boeing Tested Air Purifiers Like Those Widely Used in Schools. It Decided Not to Use Them in Planes.

Boeing Tested Air Purifiers Like Those Widely Used in Schools. It Decided Not to Use Them in Planes.

BUSINESS | By Christina Jewett, Lauren Webber | Jun 9, 2021

Aerospace giant Boeing tested two kinds of ionization technologies — like those widely adopted in schools hoping to combat covid — to determine how well each killed germs on surfaces and decided that neither was effective enough to install.

Wawa to Mark 'Mare of Easttown Day' with New Cheesesteak

Wawa to Mark 'Mare of Easttown Day' with New Cheesesteak

BUSINESS | Jun 9, 2021

For all the love Wawa has gotten thanks to the HBO hit TV show "Mare of Easttown," the popular Pennsylvania convenience store chain is giving a little back.

Fastly Blames Global Internet Outage on Software Bug

Fastly Blames Global Internet Outage on Software Bug

BUSINESS | Jun 9, 2021

Fastly, the company hit by a major outage that caused many of the world's top websites to go offline briefly this week, blamed the problem on a software bug that was triggered when a customer changed a setting.

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down after Cloud Outage

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down after Cloud Outage

BUSINESS | Jun 8, 2021

Multiple major websites went offline briefly Tuesday after an apparent outage at the cloud service company Fastly, and there were still reports of sporadic disruptions after the company patched the problem about an hour later.

Retailers Shine a Spotlight on Black-Owned Beauty Brands

Retailers Shine a Spotlight on Black-Owned Beauty Brands

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 8, 2021

As corporations continue to face a racial reckoning, the beauty industry is trying to address the criticism that it centers too many of its products around whiteness by pushing more items onto store shelves that better represent diverse women.

Levi's CEO on Changing Sizes, Inflation and Voter Rights

Levi's CEO on Changing Sizes, Inflation and Voter Rights

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

Levi's CEO Chip Bergh, however, believes the 168-year-old company, which sells in more than 100 countries and operates 1,000 stores, is stronger coming out of the pandemic.

Royal Caribbean Sets 2021 Cruises in Florida, Texas, Alaska

Royal Caribbean Sets 2021 Cruises in Florida, Texas, Alaska

BUSINESS | Jun 7, 2021

Royal Caribbean International has said that eight of its ships will resume U.S. voyages in July and August with trips leaving ports in Florida, Texas and Washington state.

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 6, 2021

And one CBD company is boldly owning the agita of Monday's impending doom by using its very name. Sunday Scaries is doing so with a message of honesty, humor, and a hefty dose of community spirit.

Chick-fil-A Gives to Charity Lobbying Against Equality Act; Reneges on Promise Not to Fund Anti-LGBTQ Causes

Chick-fil-A Gives to Charity Lobbying Against Equality Act; Reneges on Promise Not to Fund Anti-LGBTQ Causes

BUSINESS | Jun 5, 2021

In 2019 Chick-fil-A promised not to fund anti-LGBTQ charities, but it is reported this week they are funding a group lobbying against the Equality Act.

Cymbiotika Founder Chervin Jafarieh and the Key to a Well-Balanced Life

Cymbiotika Founder Chervin Jafarieh and the Key to a Well-Balanced Life

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 5, 2021

"We're bringing back what we've lost in foods today. You are what you can absorb," says Chervin Jafarieh of the importance of designing and manufacturing Cymbiotika's groundbreaking formulations.

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