What would you say about your gym charging you only for days that you fail to actually show up and work out? That’s the premise behind Gym-Pact, a fitness program developed by Harvard University business graduates, that’s expanding across gyms nationwide. The business model is based on motivational economics, basically[…]
Our Super Bowl coverage of anything but the game itself continues with GoDaddy’s hilarious unveiling of their new bombshell by outgoing spokesbabe, Danica Patrick. If you didn’t catch it during the big game, we won’t spoil the jocular surprise. Check it out below! “Is it hot in here? Or is[…]
Let’s face it, you can really size a man up by his phone. Fellas rocking old-timey bricks that don’t even have Snake on them, let alone apps can just keep on walking. It’s just not going to work out between us. That’s why we’re stoked that Amazon Wireless is showing[…]
You kiss your mother with that mouth?! Gizmodo’s Daniel Huffman has shared this map of the mouth foul-mouthed places in the country. Huffman used geotagged tweets to compile his data, and the results cuss speak for themselves. The Dirty South is full of dirty mouths, Oregonians are polite and proper, and[…]
The company has also invented a self-cooking can of soup that communicates with your kitchen counter to know when to begin cooking.
Surely you remember the swoon inducing McDonalds commercial that featured a gay son and his father about to snack down on some McNuggets. Our gay blog was all over that business. The commercial, which aired in France, bore the tagline “Venez comme vous etes” or “Come as you are”. While[…]
The address 575 Castro in San Francisco was once the location of the Castro Camera shop owned by Harvey Milk, the man who became the first openly gay man elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. He ran his campaign from his apartment above Castro Camera, and after he was assassinated,[…]
Business (and, yes, LGBT business) makes the world go round. In order to survive in the modern world, everyone needs to make money one way or another.
Our coverage of LGBT business spans many areas. In today’s culture, the most powerful forms of protest seem to be those revolving around financial decisions, specifically where you decide to spend your money. Case in point: the states of North Carolina and Indiana, and the Muslim fundamentalist nation of Brunei.
Individuals in the LGBT community also face plenty of discrimination in the workplace, especially in certain heterosexual male-driven industries such as technology, manufacturing and even in the entertainment business.
While our world is far from perfect, certain key business decisions can balance the scale, whether that be consumers punishing Chick-fil-A for its owner’s homophobic policies or Bruce Springsteen canceling a concert in North Carolina.
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