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Disney Criticized for Filming 'Mulan' in China's Xinjiang
US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security
Netflix's 'Cuties' Becomes Target of Politicized Backlash

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US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

Disney Criticized for Filming 'Mulan' in China's Xinjiang

By Matt Ott |
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.

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'Queer to Stay' Announces Funding Recipients to Support LGBTQ Businesses

'Queer to Stay' Announces Funding Recipients to Support LGBTQ Businesses

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21
This week, the Human Rights Campaign and Showtime announced the recipients of its "Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative," which, among other recipients, includes Denver-based Blush & Blu.

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas Reopen as Strip's First Smoke-Free Resort

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas Reopen as Strip's First Smoke-Free Resort

Sep 20
It took a pandemic with high incidence of respiratory symptoms to nudge Las Vegas toward a smoke-free environment, but Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas are hopefully setting a trend that other casinos and resorts will soon follow.

 US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

By Tali Arbel, Matt O'brien and Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S.

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

By Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.

Federal Suit Claims Grocery Chain Fired Employees Who Wouldn't Wear 'Gay' Apron

Federal Suit Claims Grocery Chain Fired Employees Who Wouldn't Wear 'Gay' Apron

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
A federal agency is suing Kroger's grocery chain, claiming that the company discriminated against the religious convictions of two employees who refused to wear aprons embroidered with "gay" hearts.

John Boyega Quits Perfume Ambassador Role Over Chinese Ad

John Boyega Quits Perfume Ambassador Role Over Chinese Ad

Sep 15
Black actor John Boyega has stepped down from his role as a global ambassador for perfume brand Jo Malone after the company decided to hire a Chinese actor to replace him in an ad he created.

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

Sep 15
For the first time, acoustic wave technology for treating ED is now available in an at-home product, The Phoenix. The results? Let's just say they rise above expectation.

Chick-fil-A: No Longer Seeking Lease at San Antonio Airport

Chick-fil-A: No Longer Seeking Lease at San Antonio Airport

By Acacia Coronado | Sep 15
Chick-fil-A said it no longer plans to open a restaurant in the San Antonio airport.

Netflix's 'Cuties' Becomes Target of Politicized Backlash

Netflix's 'Cuties' Becomes Target of Politicized Backlash

By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 15
The backlash to the French independent film "Mignonnes," or "Cuties," started before it had even been released because of a poster that went viral for its provocative depiction of its young female actors.

TikTok Owner Picks Oracle Over Microsoft as US Tech Partner

TikTok Owner Picks Oracle Over Microsoft as US Tech Partner

By Matt O'Brien and Tali Arbel | Sep 14
The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.

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