LGBT - Page: 2

Big Business Leaders Urge Repeal of Mississippi Law Opposed by LGBT Community

'The business community, by and large, has consistently communicated to lawmakers at every level that such laws are bad for our employees and bad for business.'

Reuters

· 3 min read

PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan to Protest Transgender Bathroom Law

'The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal's mission and culture,' CEO says.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Bedding With a Masculine Bent? This Founder Wants to Reinvent a Category for Men -- Again.

The Tie Bar founder Greg Shugar is hoping to strike lightning twice with his latest upstart, Thread Experiment.

Geoff Weiss

· 6 min read

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

· 5 min read

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

· 2 min read

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

· 6 min read

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

· 4 min read

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.

Fred Imbert

· 3 min read

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

· 3 min read

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

· 2 min read

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

· 7 min read

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

· 2 min read