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A Fresno County Judge has tentatively ruled that transgender woman Maddie Wade didn’t experience “discrimination” or “harassment” when her Starbucks manager repeatedly misgendered her and cut her work hours after Wade began medically transitioning. Wade, a 19-year employee with the coffee chain, alleged that her manager Dustin Guthrie repeatedly called her “bro” and “dude” in front of other customers and co-workers after she began transitioning. After she complained, Guthrie allegedly cut Wade’s hours and told her to quit, driving Wade to...

Lawyers for Starbucks are arguing that repeatedly and intentionally misgendering a transgender employee don’t constitute actionable harassment under the law. Starbucks has a reputation for being LGBTQ-friendly. The coffee corporation has earned a perfect score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index for years. It even has a policy on transgender workers that says, “A refusal to respect a partner’s request to be identified by the pronouns of choice is considered disrespectful (e.g., intentionally referring to a partner by a pronoun...
bretman-rock

What are the best ways you've seen life deal amazing karma to someone who deserves it? Starbucks meets star bucks? They say you should be careful of what you say to your school peers, because you never know what they’ll turn out to be. One teen, Bretman Rock, is a make-up star on Instagram. He has nearly 10 million followers on the social media platform. Gay star goes to Starbucks… As a 19-year-old Filipino who relocated to Hawaii, his legions of fans have given him...
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As many of our writers enjoy the Memorial Day weekend here in the US by traveling to see family or hanging with friends, we look back at the top 2 stories from this weekend in the past years of 2013 to the present. Here's the second Top Story from 2015. Attention non-coffee drinkers: a cup of joe may be the secret to preventing erectile dysfunction (ED). Yep. A new study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reveals...
McDonalds

Three McDonald’s locations in Washington DC will change their french fry boxes to rainbow stripes to honor LGBT pride and the usual suspects are outraged. All three stores are located along the city’s pride parade route according to the Washington Blade. While the boxes will only be available this weekend to honor both the pride parade and Sunday’s National Equality March. “The rainbow fry boxes are a fun way to show our support of the LGBTQ community using one of McDonald’s...
daniel-franzese

It all went down in a North Hollywood Starbucks; the same spot Mean Girls and Looking star Daniel Franzese first met his partner, Joseph Bradley Philips. After luring his unsuspecting boyfriend to the spot, the 38-year-old actor finally worked up the nerve to pop the big question. The day before, he’d covertly slipped the engagement ring to one of the baristas and let his sneaky proposal plans be known to the staff. So, upon calling out “Mr. and Mr. Franzese,” the barista gave Philip an...

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