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Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 14, 2014
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

Forbes: Only 7 of the World’s Billionaires are Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
Gains in riches have increased among women and people across the world, but according to the recent Forbes Billionaires List, only seven of the world’s 1,645 billionaires are openly gay, and five of them are American.

Wing Cracks Delay Dreamliner Aircraft Production

By Scott Mayerowitz | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built. The Chicago-based manufacturer said none of the 122 jets already flown by airlines around the world are affected.

Kidogo Cases Lift Tanzanian Women From Poverty

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 23, 2014
Two sisters have started a cell phone company that protects your phone, while at the same time buying a phone for a woman in Tanzania.

StartOut Boston Presents LGBT Entrepreneurship Panel and Networking

By EDGE | Friday Jan 10, 2014
Scores of the brightest LGBT movers and shakers in Boston’s business community will converge on the Prudential Center complex for StartOut Boston’s 2014 Kickoff LGBT Entreneurship Panel & Networking event.

Dominos Case Highlights Important Lessons for Employers

By EDGE | Friday Dec 20, 2013
Dominos, the home delivery pizza chain, has come under fire online in recent days. Its decision to fire a teenager who was born partially deaf, after he misheard a customer, has spread around the Internet.

Congress, Christmas on Collision Course?

By Anne D’Innocenzio | Sunday Oct 20, 2013
Will Washington be the Grinch who stole Christmas? Retailers hope that short-term uncertainty won’t stop Americans from spending during the busiest shopping period of the year, but they’re fearful that it will.

LGBT Workplace Inclusion Guide for China Launched

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 26, 2013
Asian workplace diversity non-profit Community Business has launched a guide to help businesses in China better understand the needs of their LGBT employees so that they can get the most out of their skills.

Shattering the Glass Cliff: Lesbians in Executive Roles

By Angela Kolter | Tuesday Sep 24, 2013
As the rates of women business managers rise, they must beware of the "glass cliff": roles that come with an increased risk of criticism and failure.

Toys ’R’ Us Stops Labeling ’Boys’ And ’Girls’ Toys

By Sergio N. Candido | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
Toys retailer giant Toys "R" Us will stop labeling its products for boys and girls after mounting pressure from consumers.