Business
In Business, The Advocate brings readers the latest news regarding developments in the LGBT business world. Find out the happenings of gay business leaders that are moving the Invisible Hand in the United States and around the world like Apple's Tim Cook, American Eagle's Robert Hanson, and 3M Unitek's Mary Jo Abler. Learn tips from the pros about managing the business affairs of day-to-day life for the present and future. Prepare for retirement and learn how changing laws regarding same-sex marriage, partnership, and adoption affects financial planning.
Photogs Shut Down Wedding Business After Turning Away Gay Couple
November 21 2014 11:16 AM ET

Photogs End Wedding Business After Turning Down Gay Couple

Michelle Garcia

A Bay Area photography shop will stop working on all weddings after refusing to work with a gay couple on their big day.

WATCH: Texas Diners Belittle 'Faggot' Server on Receipt
November 19 2014 1:51 PM ET

WATCH: Texas Diners Belittle 'Faggot' Server on Receipt

Daniel Reynolds

After a gay server was attacked by customers with a disparaging note, his manager did not take action.

Op-ed: HRC Report Shows Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler
November 19 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler

Jeff Krehely

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign shows great progress in trans equality in corporate America. But there's still much work to be done.

OKCupid Unveils New Options for Gender, Sexuality
November 18 2014 2:01 PM ET

OKCupid Unveils New Options for Gender, Sexuality

Mitch Kellaway

The popular dating site will now allow a select group of users to choose from a wide range of new queer identifiers.

Op-ed: Is 'Flamboyant' the New 'Ghetto'?
November 18 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Is 'Flamboyant' the New 'Ghetto'?

Tyler Curry

We should never allow anyone to criticize an LGBT person for being too much of anything.

How Confusing Laws Are Hitting Our Bank Accounts
November 14 2014 9:00 AM ET

How Confusing Laws Are Hitting Our Bank Accounts

Brenden Shucart

Family planning and anxieties about legal protections are having a significant effect on our bank accounts.

Retirement
November 13 2014 1:43 PM ET

Retirement: Planning Ahead for Your 'Golden Years'

Advocate.com Editors

Planning ahead for your golden years.

Kellogg's Tony the Tiger Becomes Target of Antigay Group
November 11 2014 6:45 PM ET

Tony the Tiger Becomes Target of Antigay Group

Daniel Reynolds

The American Family Association is directing online hate to Kellogg for its support of LGBT people.

Anti-LGBT Pastor Warns of 'Sodomite' Semen in Starbucks Lattes
November 06 2014 2:59 PM ET

Anti-LGBT Pastor Warns of 'Sodomite' Semen in Starbucks Lattes

Stevie St. John

The homophobic minister who decried Starbucks patrons as 'upscale sodomites' who spread Ebola now says the chain is using the semen of 'sodomites' to flavor its coffee.

Chinese Gay Hookup App Tops Grindr in Popularity
November 05 2014 7:14 PM ET

Chinese Gay Hookup App Tops Grindr in Popularity

Daniel Reynolds

Does size matter? A new matchmaking app has grown the world's largest user base after tapping into China's gay market.

Op-ed: Tim Cook Came Out and Went Right Back to Work. That's How It Should Be
November 03 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Tim Cook's Example Means in Business

Gene Falk and Jonathan D. Lovitz

The leaders of a business organization for LGBT people say Tim Cook's coming-out is exactly the way coming out at work should be: no big deal.

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear
November 01 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

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