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.
6 Ways Same-Sex Married Couples Can Prepare for Tax Time
November 28 2014 3:55 AM ET

6 Ways Same-Sex Married Couples Can Prepare for Tax Time

David Rae

This is the first year that some same-sex couples will be able to file federal taxes jointly. Here are a few ways to make sure you keep your fair share.

Small Business
November 26 2014 1:28 PM ET

Small Business

Advocate.com Editors

Dream of being your own boss? Our Money Minute experts can help you turn an idea into a profitable business.

Op-ed: It's Not a Gay Wedding or Straight Wedding — It's Just a Wedding
November 25 2014 5:39 AM ET

Op-ed: It's Not a Gay or Straight Wedding — It's Just a Wedding

Laurie Hart

A discriminatory Bay Area photography shop that won't shoot any couples in order to avoid photographing same-sex couples is getting left behind by its industry.

Hollywood Chick-fil-A Hosts LGBT Fundraiser
November 24 2014 7:50 PM ET

Hollywood Chick-fil-A Hosts LGBT Fundraiser

Sunnivie Brydum

A Hollywood franchise of the fast-food chain donated 20 percent of its Saturday proceeds to Campus Pride.

Op-ed: How Gay Genius Alan Turing Got Me Through Middle School
November 24 2014 4:39 AM ET

Op-ed: Where Are the Gay Scientists?

Jack Andraka

The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka.

Op-ed: Bosses Need to Step Up for Their Trans Employees
November 24 2014 3:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Bosses Need to Step Up for Their Trans Employees

Richard Greggory Johnson

Transgender visibility is on the rise, but most trans people are still unprotected against workplace discrimination.

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.

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