Pixar’s Lightyear Restores Same-Sex Kiss After Don’t Say Gay Uproar

On March 9, LGBTQ employees and allies at Pixar Animation Studios sent a joint statement to Walt Disney Company leadership claiming that Disney executives had actively censored “overtly gay affection” in its feature films. The stunning allegation – made as part of a major protest over the company’s lack of public response to Florida’s “Don’t … Read more

Legendary Florida State announcer Gene Deckerhoff announces retirement

Tallahassee, Fla. – Gene Deckerhoff, the Voice of the Seminoles for 43 years, has announced that he will retire following his radio broadcast of FSU’s spring football game on April 9. Deckerhoff is a bona fide legend in broadcasting and among the most heralded and beloved announcers in the history of college and professional sports. … Read more

Mayor Adams Appoints Elizabeth Crotty as Business Integrity Commission Commissioner and Chair

March 18, 2022 NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Crotty as commissioner and chair of the New York City Business Integrity Commission (BIC). The mission of BIC is to ensure that trade waste and wholesale market companies, which have historically been plagued by corruption and connections … Read more

In video call, Biden presses China’s Xi on Russia support

WASHINGTON (AP) – Key figures for a war half a world away, President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping spoke for nearly two hours on Friday as the White House looked to deter Beijing from providing military or economic assistance for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. China’s Foreign Ministry was the first to issue a readout … Read more

Providing Healing, Promoting Hope – AHA Celebrates Women Health Care Workers During National Women’s History Month

This year’s theme for National Women’s History Month is Providing Healing, Promoting Hope. There really is no better time to acknowledge and pay tribute to the enormous contributions of women health care workers and caregivers who have provided far more than healing and hope throughout the pandemic. Women have found themselves being all things to … Read more