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.
Dallas Texas Hosts Wedding Expo Specifically for the LGBT Community

The Place to Say Yes to Two Dresses or Tuxes in Texas

The Texas wedding circuit just got a little gayer, thanks to the Dallas Voice's new event, the Wedding Party and Expo.

Indiana Could Lose Gamers' Confab Over Lack of LGBT Protections

Indiana Could Lose Gamers' Confab Over Lack of LGBT Protections

While other factors will be considered, the presence or absence of LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination law could tip the scale when Gen Con's contract with Indianapolis is up.

Leslie Jordan Banishes Antigay Starbucks Patrons: 'Get Out of My House!'

Leslie Jordan Banishes Antigay WeHo Starbucks Patrons

The gay actor reportedly helped expel a group of men yelling antigay slurs at a West Hollywood coffee shop.

Op-ed: Dear Walmart, Do the Right Thing — Give Married Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Workers Equal Benefits

Op-ed: Dear Walmart, Do the Right Thing

Several major LGBT and workplace equality organizations are urging Walmart CEO Douglas McMillon to reimburse employees denied health care benefits for their same-sex spouses.

Op-ed: The Equality Act Is Necessary for LGBTs — and All Women

Op-ed: The Equality Act Is Necessary for LGBTs — and All Women

James Esseks of the ACLU says the proposed Equality Act will usher in sweeping changes for almost all minorities.

Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Released from Iowa Jail
July 23 2015 1:03 PM ET

Meagan Taylor Has Been Freed

After spending two weeks in a segregated medical cell in Iowa, the Illinois trans woman was released from Polk County Jail today.

New York Gay Bar Accused of Discriminating Against Trans Woman Over Bathroom Use

N.Y. Gay Bar Accused of Transphobia After Ejecting Trans Woman

Billie Matthews says it was particularly disheartening to face alleged bias in an LGBT space, and was joined Monday by protesters calling for a boycott.

WATCH: Gay Pastry Chef Defends Antigay Bakers, Calls Protesters 'Nazis'

Gay Pastry Chef Asks Bakery Protesters 'Are You Stupid?'

One pastry chef denounces 'my fellow gay and lesbian community' for 'bullying' Christian bakers who refuse orders for same-sex wedding cakes.

Black Trans Woman 'Profiled' as Sex Worker Gains Online Following, But May Remain Jailed

#FreeMeaganTaylor Movement Grows for Jailed Trans Woman

As the #FreeMeaganTaylor movement takes off, activists say the prison system has thrown up roadblocks in bailing the 22-year-old out of a segregated Iowa jail cell.

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