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Part of the Online Gig Economy, Sex Work Can Be a Lifeline for Marginalized Workers

May 25, 2021

One researcher finds that more people are involved in the industry, including marginalized people who are finding it a literal lifeline in tough economic times.

Boston Radio Host Back on the Air a Day after Lovato Rant

May 20, 2021

A longtime Boston radio host who abruptly quit at the end of an on-air rant Wednesday after he was told by management to stop joking about singer Demi Lovato's announcement that they identify as non-binary was back on the air Thursday.

Listen: Boston Radio Host Walks Off Show When Told to Stop Making Non-Binary Jokes About Demi Lovato

May 19, 2021

One of Boston's leading morning deejays walked off the show Wednesday after complaining of being muzzled by management for making jokes about Demi Lovato announcing that they're non-binary.

Watch: 'The Viewers Fired Her' — Former Producer Slams Ellen DeGeneres

May 16, 2021

A former producer on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" told an Australian morning chat show this week that the viewers fired the talk show host. "I think the viewers have woken up finally," said Hedda Muskat.

Buff & Shirtless, Potter Gets Patrick Swayze Vibes on Social Media

May 11, 2021

"I make stuff out of clay," says hunky, 20-year old ceramic artist Theo Hirschfield on his Instagram page. And it has made him a social media sensation with many hoping he will recreate the iconic scene from the romantic drama "Ghost."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar 14, 2021

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

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