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.
Tennessee Hardware Store Puts Up 'No Gays Allowed' Sign

Tennessee Store Puts Up 'No Gays Allowed' Sign

The owner, a Baptist minister, says 'I'm standing for what I believe in' and has no plans to take the sign down.

Girl Scouts Raise $100,000 in One Day After Dropping Transphobic Donor

Girl Scouts Tackle Transphobia, Raise $100K in One Day

When the Girl Scouts took a stand for trans girls, online support went viral.

Girl Scouts Return $100K When Donor Demands It 'Not Be Used' For Trans Girls
June 30 2015 3:14 PM ET

Girl Scouts Return $100K to Transphobic Donor

'Girl Scouts is for every girl,' says a troop leader, who's looking for new donations to recoup the lost funds.

N.Y. Wedding Venue Claims 'Targeting' by Lesbian Couple

N.Y. Wedding Venue Claims 'Targeting' by Lesbian Couple

The owners of Liberty Ridge Farm, in appealing a discrimination verdict, say they were set up by the couple.

Trans Woman Who Expanded Facebook's Gender Options Banned For Not Using 'Real Name'

The Transphobic Irony of Facebook's 'Real Name' Policy

The former Facebook employee blasted the social network for standing by its 'real name' policy, which disproportionately targets transgender users.

Brands Back Equality To Lure LGBT Dollars Over The Rainbow

For Big Businesses, The Color Of Money Is Now A Rainbow

Even before Friday's ruling by the Supreme Court, corporate marketers jumped on the marriage equality bandwagon.

Australian Catholic Church Warns Pro-Marriage Companies

Australian Catholic Church Warns Pro-Marriage Companies

The Catholic Church in Australia tells companies of its 'gravely concern' that they supported marriage equality in recent newspaper advertisements.

Why Is the Face of Marriage Equality So White?

Why Is the Face of Marriage Equality So White?

Necessary But Dangerous: After SCOTUS rules on marriage equality, we'll want to celebrate, but will advertising campaigns make room for people of color in our happy ending?

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