Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY

Jessica Guynn


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Recent articles by Jessica:

First CEO of major company to publicly say he's gay on why there are so few openly LGBTQ executives on boards

John Browne resigned as CEO of oil giant BP after being outed as gay in 2007. He talked to USA TODAY about why so few companies have LGBTQ leaders. → Read More

Openly gay in the boardroom: Why so few LGBTQ executives lead America's largest companies

Despite the flashy rainbow-colored celebrations companies put on each year during Pride Month, few openly gay leaders serve on corporate boards. → Read More

These are the people targeted by online hate on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

A new survey from the Anti-Defamation League found alarmingly high rates of online hate, harassment and violence, especially on Facebook. → Read More

2 years after George Floyd pledges, Black women still denied top jobs at largest companies. This is why

Two years after George Floyd pledges, white men are still nearly 8 times as likely as Black women to be an executive at the nation's largest companies → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Asian women are shut out of leadership at America's top companies. Our data shows why

Asian and Asian American women are shut out of the senior-most leadership roles at top companies. Exclusive new USA TODAY data shows why. → Read More

Why is DeSantis fighting Disney? It's a warning to 'woke' big business to stay out of culture wars

Conservatives are increasingly playing hardball to punish "woke"companies that take a stand on hot-button social issues such as gay rights. → Read More

Twitter poison pill blocks Elon Musk. Is Musk a Republican? Musk's free speech woos conservatives

Live updates on billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk's offer to buy Twitter in a deal valuing the social media company at $43 billion. → Read More

Ukraine's volunteer online army: Meet the ‘cyber elves’ fighting Russian trolls on Facebook

Ordinary people in Europe are firing up their laptops to shoot down Russian disinformation and propaganda on Facebook during the Russia-Ukraine war. → Read More

'Be prepared for months of these high prices': How to save money as gas prices smash records

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is driving up gas prices with the national average price per gallon reaching a record high of $4.104, GasBuddy said. → Read More

Federal judge blocks Oregon law banning 'love letters' from homebuyers over First Amendment rights

Oregon was first state to ban real estate agents from sharing personal letters from buyers with home sellers out of housing discrimination worries. → Read More

'Ticking time bomb': Russian ransomware attacks are coming. What small businesses should do right now.

As Russia escalates attacks in Ukraine, the US braces for an invasion closer to home: ransomware attacks that are a huge risk for small businesses. → Read More

Americans are at higher risk of Russian cyberattacks after Ukraine invasion: What you should do right now

Security experts say Americans are at increased risk of being targeted by Russian cyberattacks. Here's what you can do to protect yourself. → Read More

Here's why top women executives make 75 cents for every dollar men earn

Why is the pay gap between top women executives and men widening? Men are pocketing huge gains from stock-based compensation. → Read More

Climate change denial on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok is ‘as bad as ever’

Climate change lies, hoaxes and conspiracy theories still rampant on Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube despite pledges to crack down, report says. → Read More

California warns Tesla it may sue over race discrimination and harassment allegations

A California state agency warned Tesla it has grounds for civil complaint over charges of race discrimination and harassment, the automaker disclosed. → Read More

'Corporate-sanctioned racism'? How war on critical race theory spread from schools to big business

Critical race theory is not just an issue in schools. Republicans want to restrict how companies like CVS and Verizon talk to employees about racism. → Read More

Delete Google: Step-by-step guide on how to delete your Google account

If you’re ready to break up with your Google account, these are the steps you can take to permanently delete it. → Read More

Ready to dump Gmail? Here's a step-by-step guide on how to delete your Gmail account

If you don't want your Gmail address anymore, you can remove it from your Google account. Here's how. → Read More

Black people use Facebook more than anyone. Now they're leaving.

Black Americans are deleting Facebook, some to join TikTok. One reason: Facebook has made too little progress in combating racism and violent threats. → Read More

Amazon not loading? Can't hook up on Tinder? The internet has failed you again. Here's what to do

Can't stream Disney+? Load Amazon? Hook up on Tinder? Websites and apps that use Amazon Web Services were knocked offline Tuesday by another outage. → Read More