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Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Opens Up about Being the 'Token Gay'

Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Opens Up about Being the 'Token Gay'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19, 2021

CNBC anchor Shepard Smith gave a few pointers for how LGTBQ+ professionals can deal with being "tokenized" at work. Rule #1: Use calm, concise, face to face communication.

Oklahoma School Ordered to Reinstate Transgender Professor

Oklahoma School Ordered to Reinstate Transgender Professor

By Sean Murphy | Sep 15, 2021

A university in southeast Oklahoma that was found to have discriminated against a transgender English professor must reinstate the professor with tenure, a federal appeals court ruled.

Jobless Americans Will Have Few Options as Benefits Expire

Jobless Americans Will Have Few Options as Benefits Expire

By Ken Sweet | Sep 7, 2021

Millions of jobless Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those who are still being hit financially by the year-and-a-half-old coronavirus pandemic.

After Pride Flag Pledge Joke, California Teacher Now Placed on Leave

After Pride Flag Pledge Joke, California Teacher Now Placed on Leave

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 3, 2021

A California teacher who joked that her students should pledge allegiance to the LGBTQ+ Pride flag has now been placed on leave.

What Can Employers Do if Workers Avoid COVID-19 Vaccines?

What Can Employers Do if Workers Avoid COVID-19 Vaccines?

By Tom Murphy | Sep 2, 2021

It's legal for businesses to require the shots, and they could fire employees who don't comply. In other cases, workers might be required to wear masks or get regular tests for the virus.

How Your Job Can Affect Your Heart Health

How Your Job Can Affect Your Heart Health

By Michael Precker, American Heart Association News | Aug 31, 2021

Is your job good for your health? From the factory floor to the phone bank, from the boardroom to the emergency room, it's a complicated question to consider as we pursue paychecks and navigate careers.

Colorado Volleyball Coach Told to Deny Being Gay or Resign

Colorado Volleyball Coach Told to Deny Being Gay or Resign

Aug 29, 2021

A Colorado Christian school gave a staff member a choice: Either agree with the school's beliefs regarding homosexuality, or resign. Inoke Tonga is now a former member of the Valor Christian High School staff.

Adult Performer Josh Moore Lashes Out at Those Laughing at Sex Workers Impacted by OnlyFans Decision

Adult Performer Josh Moore Lashes Out at Those Laughing at Sex Workers Impacted by OnlyFans Decision

Aug 22, 2021

The economic and emotional fallout from OnlyFans decision to block explicit content from the site after October 1 continues with sex workers most impacted. Adult performer Josh Moore expressed his frustration in a tweet.

Disney Requiring US Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Virus

Disney Requiring US Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Virus

Jul 31, 2021

The Walt Disney Company has joined other large companies in requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

$15 Wage Becoming a Norm as Employers Struggle to Fill Jobs

$15 Wage Becoming a Norm as Employers Struggle to Fill Jobs

By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 27, 2021

The signs and banners are dotted along suburban commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants, evidence of a new desperation among America's service-industry employers: "Now Hiring, $15 an hour."

Allegations: Gay Man Forced Out of Christian Theater and His Departure Papered Over With 'Beautiful Lie'

Allegations: Gay Man Forced Out of Christian Theater and His Departure Papered Over With 'Beautiful Lie'

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 27, 2021

A gay man alleges he was forced out of his job at a Christian theater organization — and then his departure was swept under the rug with a "beautiful lie" that avoided the real reason.

Fewer Working-Age People May Slow Economy. Will It Lift Pay?

Fewer Working-Age People May Slow Economy. Will It Lift Pay?

By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 3, 2021

As America's job market rebounds this summer and the need for workers intensifies, employers won't likely have a chance to relax anytime soon.

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

By David Bauder | Jun 30, 2021

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for violations of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation.

Judge Reinstates Teacher Suspended for Transgender Remark

Judge Reinstates Teacher Suspended for Transgender Remark

Jun 9, 2021

A judge on Tuesday ordered a northern Virginia school system to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke out at a school board meeting against a proposal requiring that transgender students be addressed by their preferred pronouns.

Watch: Virginia Elementary Teacher Says 'It's Abuse' to Address Students by Chosen Pronouns

Watch: Virginia Elementary Teacher Says 'It's Abuse' to Address Students by Chosen Pronouns

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 2, 2021

The gym teacher in Loudoun County, Virginia, said it was "against my religion" to address students by their chosen pronouns.

How 'Allyship' Can Help LGBTQ Staff Feel Less Excluded in the Work Place

How 'Allyship' Can Help LGBTQ Staff Feel Less Excluded in the Work Place

May 31, 2021

There is compelling evidence that workplaces can be challenging environments for trans people, where their voices often remain the least heard. Even for organizations which seek to be inclusive, many lack the necessary expertise.

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

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.

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