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Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30, 2020

Parliament House, a popular gay nightclub and resort in Orlando, announced it is closing its current location next month and will reopen in a new location soon.

BBC Bans Reporters from Pride, Trans Events

BBC Bans Reporters from Pride, Trans Events

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

The BBC, responding to criticism that it has a liberal bias, has instituted stricter "impartiality" rules that now mean staffers cannot attend Pride marches, trans rights rallies, or other "controversial" demonstrations.

EVO3 Launches New CBD Olive Oil, Direct from Greece

EVO3 Launches New CBD Olive Oil, Direct from Greece

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 29, 2020

EVO3 Oils, maker of proven-quality CBD oils and topicals, is rolling out its newest product, and it's sure to make foodies swoon.

How Are Gambling Hubs Like Macao and Atlantic City Emulating Las Vegas' LGBTQ Marketing Strategies?

How Are Gambling Hubs Like Macao and Atlantic City Emulating Las Vegas' LGBTQ Marketing Strategies?

BUSINESS | Oct 29, 2020

Las Vegas has always been a place that welcomes people from all walks of life. That includes LGBTQ people; Las Vegas is one of the top U.S. destinations for LGBTQ travelers.

Social Media CEOs Get Earful on Bias, Warning of New Limits

Social Media CEOs Get Earful on Bias, Warning of New Limits

BUSINESS | By Marcy Gordon | Oct 28, 2020

With next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies' social media platforms.

Red State Retreat? LGBTQ Hosts Encourage Regional Travel

Red State Retreat? LGBTQ Hosts Encourage Regional Travel

BUSINESS | By Merryn Johns | Oct 27, 2020

How comfortable would you be taking a road trip to a destination with no LGBTQ anti-discrimination laws? It's a conundrum that many LGBTQ travelers face as they choose drivable destinations over long-haul flights.

Short-Video App Quibi Shutting Down Just Months After Launch

Short-Video App Quibi Shutting Down Just Months After Launch

BUSINESS | By Tali Arbel | Oct 22, 2020

Short-video app Quibi said it is shutting down just six months after its early April launch, having struggled to find customers.

How Stoli is Breathing Life Into our LGBTQ Legacy

How Stoli is Breathing Life Into our LGBTQ Legacy

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 21, 2020

Stoli commemorates LGBTQ History Month by presenting The Legacy Project's LIVE Global Broadcast on October 11 and releasing a new music single and video, "Stoli Serves Pride" by #1 Billboard artist Debby Holiday.

Netflix Reports a Summer Slump in Subscriber Growth

Netflix Reports a Summer Slump in Subscriber Growth

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke and Barbara Ortutay | Oct 21, 2020

Netflix's subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months after surging in the spring fueled by pandemic lockdowns that corralled millions of people in their homes.

One Million Moms Dunks on Oreo for Rainbow Cookies, Partnership with PFLAG

One Million Moms Dunks on Oreo for Rainbow Cookies, Partnership with PFLAG

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19, 2020

The American Family Association-affiliated One Million Moms has taken aim at Oreo cookies for producing a rainbow-themed edition of their popular creme-filled cookies and partnering with PFLAG.

Hard Hit by Virus, Airlines Push for Tests Over Quarantines

Hard Hit by Virus, Airlines Push for Tests Over Quarantines

BUSINESS | By David McHugh | Oct 19, 2020

What will it take to get people flying again? One thing airlines believe could help is to have rapid virus tests of all passengers before departure.

How Harmony CBD Transformed a Life-Threatening Diagnosis

How Harmony CBD Transformed a Life-Threatening Diagnosis

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 17, 2020

With her daughter's life at stake, Janel Ralph researched and launched a vertical CBD company to minimize the effects of a rare brain disease. Now, Harmony CBD is helping customers of all kinds.

Top 5 of the Best Stocks to Buy in 2020

Top 5 of the Best Stocks to Buy in 2020

BUSINESS | Oct 16, 2020

A lot of companies in 2020 have achieved remarkable growth and are still expecting to earn higher revenues. Here we take a look at some of the best businesses that are present in different sectors and have also achieved substantial growth in recent years.

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

BUSINESS | Oct 16, 2020

Twitter said late Thursday it was changing its policy on hacked content after an outcry about its handling of an unverified political story that prompted cries of censorship from the right.

NBC Faces Backlash After Agreeing to Trump Town Hall

NBC Faces Backlash After Agreeing to Trump Town Hall

BUSINESS | By David Bauder | Oct 15, 2020

NBC News faced a sharp backlash to its decision to host President Donald Trump for a town hall Thursday in direct competition with ABC's event with Democrat Joe Biden, including a social media call to boycott the network.

Making Money Off Masks, COVID-Spawned Chain Store Aims to Become Obsolete

Making Money Off Masks, COVID-Spawned Chain Store Aims to Become Obsolete

BUSINESS | By Markian Hawryluk | Oct 14, 2020

The store is called COVID-19 Essentials. And it may well be the country's first retail chain dedicated solely to an infectious disease.

Apple Unveils New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

Apple Unveils New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Oct 13, 2020

Apple unveiled four new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks.

Southwest Airlines to Expand to Houston and Chicago in 2021

Southwest Airlines to Expand to Houston and Chicago in 2021

BUSINESS | Oct 13, 2020

Southwest Airlines said Monday it will expand in Houston and Chicago by starting flights to those cities' largest airports, stepping up its head-to-head competition against bigger airlines.

Fashion and Textile Industries Keen to Go Green Despite Pandemic

Fashion and Textile Industries Keen to Go Green Despite Pandemic

BUSINESS | Oct 13, 2020

New research reveals the extent of the global fashion industry's commitment to sustainability, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Disney Reorg to Further Bolster Company's Focus on Streaming

Disney Reorg to Further Bolster Company's Focus on Streaming

BUSINESS | By Tali Arbel | Oct 13, 2020

Disney said Monday that it is reorganizing its business units to focus even more on streaming.

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