Elliot Page voices support for Netflix walkout along with stars Dan Levy, Wanda Sykes and more

Prominent LGBTQ celebrities Elliot Page, Dan Levy, Wanda Sykes, and Jonathan Van Ness are voicing their support for Netflix workers who staged a walk out in protest of jokes from Dave Chapelle’s The Closer. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the streaming service’s LA offices on Wednesday to express support for a virtual walkout by transgender … Read more

Hoot Reading Raises $2.4 mln In Seed Funding To Support Post-COVID Online Tutoring

Hoot Reading, an EdTech startup based in Winnipeg, has raised $2.4 (3 CAD) million in seed funding to expand its online reading tutoring platform. The oversubscribed funding round was led by Spin Master Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Spin Master. The funding will allow Hoot reading to expand its presence to new markets, helping … Read more

Netflix Talent to Support Employee Protest of Dave Chappelle

A rally in support of the Netflix trans employee walkout on Oct. 20, dubbed “Stand Up in Solidarity,” will present co-CEO Ted Sarandos with a list of “firm asks” and feature a PSA from stars including Angelica Ross, Jonathan Van Ness, Jameela Jamil, Eureka O’Hara and Colton Haynes. Organized by activist Ashlee Marie Preston, the … Read more

Adidas Design Vets on Storytelling Support – Footwear News

Some of baseball’s brightest young stars lace up Adidas when they step foot on the diamond. And this month, the Three Stripes gave them something special to wear to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Led by senior designer Harold Arandia Jr. and apparel technical designer Julio Aleman, Adidas delivered a special iteration of its Adizero Afterburner … Read more

Moderna’s data not strong enough to support booster shots, FDA says – National

Scientists at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that Moderna Inc. had not met all of the agency’s criteria to support use of booster doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, possibly because the efficacy of the shot’s first two doses has remained strong. FDA staff said in documents that data for Moderna’s … Read more

Amber Portwood Reveals She’s Bisexual on Teen Mom OG, Fears Gary Won’t Support Her Coming Out

“I was gonna go to the grave with this.” Before her new book drops, Amber Portwood shared one major reveal from the memoir on the new episode of “Teen Mom OG”: She’s bisexual. The reality TV star kicked off the hour saying in a voiceover that she was worried about the reaction to some of … Read more

SupportLogic Raises $50 mln To Bring Customer Support And Contextual AI Together

SupportLogic, an AI startup based in California, has raised $50 million in Series B funding to expand its support experience management platform. The oversubscribed round, which was co-led by WestBridge Capital Partners and General Catalyst, brings the total funding raised by the startup to $62 million. Existing investors Sierra Ventures and Emergent Ventures also doubled … Read more

Inside Kim & Kanye’s Close Friendship After His SNL Support

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are back on good terms nearly a year after they went their separate ways. A source tells E! News the singer and reality star are “in a good place” following their once-contentious split, and apparently their creative endeavors are to thank for their strong bond. According to the insider, Kanye is “very … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month: 28 Brands to Support and Shop Now

Hispanic Heritage Month—spanning from September 15 to October 15— is a time to amplify Hispanic and Latinx-owned businesses and voices. Through clothing, jewelry, accessories, and home goods, designers take this time to celebrate and channel their own cultural influences. From a sculptural table crafted by Guatemalan designers Estefania de Ros and Gustavo Quintana-Kennedy of Agnes … Read more

Kim Kardashian’s Fam Travels to NYC to Support Her ‘SNL’ Debut

There’s a mini KarJenner invasion currently happening in Manhattan as members of reality dynasty touch down in NYC to support Kim Kardashian West in her latest gig: Host of Saturday Night Live. Here’s a little taste of Kim’s comedy skills at work in her promos for the episode, which is set to feature Halsey as … Read more