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Men's Jeans That Fit the Woman and the Times
Fashion

Men's Jeans That Fit the Woman and the Times

At a time when the national conversation about gender and sexuality is at fever pitch, one couple has created a line of jeans that look masculine but are designed to fit women.
Carly Okyle
These Are the 100 Most Powerful LGBT Executives in the World
LGBT

These Are the 100 Most Powerful LGBT Executives in the World

Coming in at number one is Inga Beale, the openly bisexual chief of Lloyd's of London and the first female leader in the insurance market's 327-year history.
Geoff Weiss
Why This 25-Year-Old Marketing Star Left His Job at YouTube to Launch a Philanthropic YouTube Channel
LGBT

Why This 25-Year-Old Marketing Star Left His Job at YouTube to Launch a Philanthropic YouTube Channel

In tapping into a conversation about LGBT rights that was already humming across YouTube, Raymond Braun struck philanthropic -- and marketing -- gold.
Geoff Weiss
How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business
Managing Employees

How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.
Susan Solovic
Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal Nationwide, Supreme Court Rules
Legal Issues

Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal Nationwide, Supreme Court Rules

In a landmark decision, the court said same-sex couples across the U.S. have the right to marry.
Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination
Religion

Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination

After extensive criticism, Gov. Mike Pence says he now wants to pass legislation clarifying that a recent law does not permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kate Taylor
Barilla's New Pasta Eliminates Step No. 1: Boiling the Water
Food Businesses

Barilla's New Pasta Eliminates Step No. 1: Boiling the Water

The easy-to-prepare pasta also absorbs all the water in the pan while cooking.
Kate Taylor
How YouTube Megastar Connor Franta Is Channeling His Eclectic Passions Into Entrepreneurial Gold
YouTube

How YouTube Megastar Connor Franta Is Channeling His Eclectic Passions Into Entrepreneurial Gold

Brand partnerships can be a goldmine for today's biggest YouTubers. But 22-year-old Connor Franta, who boasts a digital footprint of 5 million followers, would much rather build brands of his own.
Geoff Weiss
How Barilla Transformed Into a Trailblazer for Corporate Equality
LGBT

How Barilla Transformed Into a Trailblazer for Corporate Equality

Today, the company has added transgender-related care to its health benefits, contributes money to gay rights causes and has featured a lesbian couple on a promotional website.
Geoff Weiss
Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay
Free Markets

Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay

Tim Cook, in acknowledging his homosexuality, perpetuated a politically charged myth about gays in the workplace.
Ray Hennessey
Tim Cook Is Gay. But As Apple's CEO, That Isn't His Biggest Revelation.
Leadership

Tim Cook Is Gay. But As Apple's CEO, That Isn't His Biggest Revelation.

Cook knows his responsibilities as CEO of Apple. He proved that in his coming out.
Ray Hennessey
Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy
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Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy

After hundreds of accounts were suspended for the use of drag names like Sister Roma and Lil Miss Hot Mess, Facebook said it was rethinking certain policies.
Geoff Weiss
Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already
Social Media

Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already

Just when we were saying our first hello to Ello, it said goodbye. Here's why. And, yes, the buzzing ad-free social magnet is back up and running.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Highest-Paid Female CEO in America Was Born Male
Gender Gap

The Highest-Paid Female CEO in America Was Born Male

Martine Rothblatt, who founded Sirius Satellite Radio and currently leads United Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, took home a cool $38 million last year.
Geoff Weiss