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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.
WATCH: Cabbie Kicks Out Gay Iraq Vet for Kissing
July 09 2014 2:16 PM ET

WATCH: Cabbie Kicks Out Gay Iraq Vet for Kissing

Sunnivie Brydum

An incident on Independence Day in Tacoma, Wash., has a gay veteran of the Iraq war seeing red.

Op-ed: Is Burger King Being Hypocritical With LGBT Marketing?
July 09 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Is Burger King's Pride Campaign Hypocritical?

Parker Marie Molloy

Yes, the "Proud Whopper" ad was nice, but if Burger King's corporate policies aren't actually LGBT-inclusive, is the company just paying lip service?

BREAKING: ACLU, NCLR, and More Groups Drop Support of ENDA
July 08 2014 4:23 PM ET July 09 2014 1:47 PM ET

More LGBT Groups Drop Support for ENDA; What Now?

Michelle Garcia

The ACLU is one of a handful of organizations that say they will also drop support for the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

WATCH: Apple's Feel-Good Rainbow Pride, Feat. CEO Tim Cook
July 08 2014 4:20 PM ET

WATCH: Apple's Feel-Good Rainbow Pride

Daniel Reynolds

'Inclusion inspires innovation,' read the video's tagline underneath a reimagined rainbow Apple logo.

Op-ed: Why One of the Biggest LGBT Orgs Has Stopped Supporting ENDA
July 08 2014 12:02 PM ET

Op-ed: Why The Task Force Stopped Supporting ENDA

Rea Carey

Has the Hobby Lobby ruling compromised the strength of ENDA?

Study: LGBT Info on Resume Means Fewer Responses
July 05 2014 6:07 AM ET

Study: LGBT Info on Resume Means Fewer Responses

Trudy Ring

In the study, two fake résumés were sent to employers, and the applicant with a history of LGBT activism got fewer responses despite listing more qualifications.

Here's Why George Takei Wants You to Boycott Hobby Lobby
July 02 2014 3:46 PM ET

George Takei Wants You to Boycott Hobby Lobby

Trudy Ring

As usual, Takei is right on. Plus: other places you may want to boycott.

Lucas Mendieta: From Down and Out to Cutting Edge Elite
June 28 2014 5:00 AM ET

Lucas Mendieta: From Down and Out to Cutting Edge Elite

Adam Sandel

In our partnership with StartOut, we regularly invite the group to highlight an LGBT entrepreneur. Here’s a case for never giving up on your dreams.

Facebook UK Unveils Over 70 Gender Options
June 27 2014 6:14 PM ET

U.K. Facebook Users Get Even More Gender Options

Mitch Kellaway

Building on the 50 options offered to U.S. users earlier this year, Facebook's U.K. platform goes even further in acknowledging the diversity of gender.

WATCH: It Gets Awkward on CNBC as Apple's Tim Cook Called Openly Gay
June 27 2014 6:03 PM ET

CNBC Gets Awkward, Calling Apple's CEO Openly Gay

Lucas Grindley

Apple CEO Tim Cook was once again the center of speculation — this time, on CNBC.

Teen Restaurant Worker Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Name Tag
June 26 2014 2:40 PM ET

Teen Restaurant Worker Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag

Michelle Garcia

An employee at a Taco John's in South Dakota says he was bullied by his boss and forced to wear a name tag bearing a slur.

STUDY: What's the Most Gay-Friendly Brand?
June 23 2014 6:27 PM ET

STUDY: What's the Most Gay-Friendly Brand?

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

LGBT consumers voted, and the results are in for BrandIndex's annual list of companies most revered by our community.

Former BP CEO: Outing 'Best Thing That Ever Happened'
June 23 2014 3:47 PM ET

Former BP CEO: Outing 'Best Thing That Ever Happened'

Trudy Ring

Lord John Browne doesn't endorse outing, but hopes his new book will encourage other top execs to come out and to create LGBT-friendly workplaces.

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