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.
Facing the Business World Out of the Closet

Facing the Business World Out of the Closet

In our partnership with StartOut, the nonprofit nurturing LGBT entrepreneurs, we regularly invite the organization to highlight one of their business leaders. This woman's story makes the case for starting anew.

WATCH: Protestors Argue With Supporters of Antigay Michigan Repairman

Protestors Debate Supporters of Antigay Mich. Repairman

Several protestors had a heated debate with Brian Klawiter's supporters about his decision to refuse service to gay customers.

Bobby Jindal: Louisiana's Antigay Marriage Bill Isn't About Discrimination

Bobby Jindal: My Antigay Marriage Bill Isn't Discriminatory

The Louisiana governor claims the bill won't really allow discrimination against same-sex couples, but opponents say it will do just that.

World Goes Bonkers On Antigay Michigan Repairman

World Goes Bonkers On Antigay Michigan Repairman

After proudly declaring he won't serve gay people, Brian Klawiter's past gets dug up.

Angie's List CEO Resigns to Return to Politics, Save Indiana's Image

Angie's List CEO Resigns, Gets Political to Save Indiana's Image

Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle says he's dedicated his career to two things: Indiana and Angie's List. But in the wake of the state's controversial 'religious freedom' law, he says 'I can't do both.'

Michigan Repairman Declares He Won't Serve Gays

Michigan Repairman Declares He Won't Serve Gays

Brian Klawiter thinks his rights are being "squashed."

Bobby Jindal Wants to Give Louisiana a 'License to Discriminate' on Marriage

Bobby Jindal Wants to Give La. 'License to Discriminate'

The legislation is broader than measures caused outcry in other states, but Jindal says passing it is one of his priorities.

POLL: Hoosiers Reject Business Discrimination, As Indiana Spends Millions on Damage Control

POLL: Indiana Gov. Learns the High Cost of 'License to Discriminate'

The state hires a prominent PR firm to help rebuild its image, while a poll finds most residents don't approve of faith-based antigay discrimination.

WATCH: Fired for Refusing to Wear 'Women's Clothes,' Louisiana Trans Man Files Suit

Trans Man Fired for Refusing to Wear 'Women's Clothes'

A week into his job for First Tower Loan, Tristan Broussard says he was told to sign a form saying he would dress and act like a 'female' at work.

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