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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: Woman Comes Out to Coworkers in Emotional TED Talk

WATCH: Woman Comes Out to Coworkers in TED Talk

Morgana Bailey was closeted for 16 years, until she read an article in The Advocate that opened her eyes to the cost of her silence.

Man Suing Colorado Bakery Is Christian Academy Cofounder

Man Suing Colorado Bakery Is Christian Academy Cofounder

'I believe I was discriminated against by the bakery based on my creed,' says a man who filed a discrimination complaint because a bakery wouldn't make an anti-LGBT cake.

WATCH: Florida Wedding Planner Can't and Won't Work with Lesbian Couple

Fla. Wedding Planner Can't and Won't Work with Lesbian Couple

'Due to my strong personal belief I do not feel comfortable planning a wedding for lesbian couples,' the planner wrote. She also told the couple she was already booked for their requested date.

Trans Woman Gets Help in Fight Against Saks

Trans Woman Gets Help in Fight Against Saks

A transgender woman who says the retailer discriminated against her has responded to Saks's motion to dismiss her case and is getting support from two prominent LGBT rights groups.

Masculine and Pregnant? 'Alternity Wear' May Solve Your Fashion Dilemma

Masculine and Pregnant? Give 'Alternity Wear' a Try

Pregnancy clothing steps out of the realm of the ultrafeminine with a line of 'alternity wear' from new company Butchbaby & Co.

Op-ed: 6 Lessons a Straight Couple Learned From Owning a Gay Bar

Op-ed: 6 Lessons a Straight Couple Learned From Owning a Gay Bar

The owners of Flaming Saddles, a gay country-western bar opening a new location in West Hollywood, share a few life lessons learned from their queer patrons.

Bakery Battles: Colorado Cake Shop Refuses to Make Anti-LGBT Cake

Bakery Battles: Colorado Cake Shop Refuses to Make Anti-LGBT Cake

A bakery is facing a discrimination complaint after refusing to make a cake with anti-LGBT words and images.

High-end Travelers: 'I'm Ready for My Close-up'

High-end Travelers: 'I'm Ready for My Close-up'

High-end travelers can now skip the selfie with a full-time social media travel assistant.

Twitter Yanks Westboro Baptist Church's Account

Twitter Yanks Westboro Baptist Church's Account

The hostile, homophobic church has lost its original Twitter account.

Texas Ad Company Will Remove 'Ex-Gay' Billboard

Texas Ad Company Will Remove 'Ex-Gay' Billboard

A billboard in Dallas promoting so-called reparative therapy will be removed 'within a week,' the president of Impact Advertising says.

Former Lowe's Employee Sues for Antigay Discrimination

Former Lowe's Employee Sues for Antigay Discrimination

After more than a decade of work at a suburban New York Lowe's, Adam Haimowitz says he was fired in retaliation for testifying in a colleague's 'sex-based harassment' suit.

Tiffany Ad Features Gay Couple for First Time

Tiffany Campaign Features Gay Couple for First Time

They aren't models, either. They're a real couple.

HRC Challenges Saks' Defense of Antitrans Discrimination

HRC Challenges Saks' Defense of Antitrans Discrimination

As the company claims such discrimination is legal and that it isn't bound by its own antibias policies, the Human Rights Campaign suspends its Corporate Equality Index score.

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