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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: Little Caesars Sued Over Benefits Discrimination
August 29 2014 5:10 PM ET

WATCH: Little Caesars Sued Over Benefits Discrimination

Trudy Ring

A California man sues the pizza chain for failing to provide benefits for employees' same-sex spouses.

In Settling Bias Case, Wedding Venue to Pay for Couple's Nuptials
August 25 2014 3:24 PM ET

In Settling Bias Case, Wedding Venue to Pay for Couple's Nuptials

Trudy Ring

A Minnesota hunting club that had refused to host a same-sex wedding will now foot the bill for the festivities.

Op-ed: It's Time to Take Gay Bars Outside of the Gayborhood
August 25 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: It's Time to Take Gay Bars Outside of the Gayborhood

Zachary Beus and Oliver Apluche

The owners of Redline, a gay bar debuting in downtown Los Angeles this fall, explain why they're opening their business outside the gayborhood.

Op-ed: We Need an ENDA Worth Fighting For
August 22 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: We Need an ENDA Worth Fighting For

Rea Carey

As members of Congress head back to their districts for summer recess, remind them why we need an ENDA with a fair religious exemption.

What Apps Can't Our '40 Under 40' Live Without?
August 22 2014 7:00 AM ET

What Apps Can't Our '40 Under 40' Live Without?

Advocate.com Editors

It's a necessary evil — which app does our 40 Under 40 always keep checking?

40 Under 40: Gregory Varnum's LGBT Encyclopedia Picks Up Where Wikipedia Ends
August 18 2014 11:36 AM ET

Finally, An Encyclopedia Picks Up Where Wikipedia Ends

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The Networkers: One activist uses the Internet to bring LGBT history to the masses.

40 Under 40: Twitter's Erica Anderson Helps the World Get Its News
August 18 2014 11:30 AM ET

Twitter's Erica Anderson Helps the World Get Its News

Michelle Garcia

The Networkers: Erica Anderson links up with the biggest names in the news business to get information to readers faster than ever before.

40 Under 40: Calvin Stowell Inspires Activism, One Tweet at a Time
August 18 2014 11:20 AM ET

Calvin Stowell Inspires Activism, One Tweet at a Time

Daniel Reynolds

The Networkers: Calvin Stowell, the director of digital and content at Do Something, knows how to use social media to make the world a better place.

Facebook Donation to Antigay Pol Gets a Big 'Dislike'
August 15 2014 8:39 PM ET

Facebook Donation to Antigay Pol Gets a Big 'Dislike'

Trudy Ring

A Utah journalist-activist is calling on Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to retract support for the state's attorney general and make a donation to his opponent.

WATCH: Lesbians Denied Wedding Cake After Baker 'Talked to Jesus'
August 14 2014 4:42 PM ET

Lesbians Denied Cake After Baker 'Talked to Jesus' 

Sunnivie Brydum

The Cake Pros bakery in Schuylkill Haven, Pa., refused to bake a cake for a local lesbian couple who wanted to celebrate the renewal of their wedding vows.

Is This British Gay Bar Discriminating Against Straight People?
August 12 2014 2:53 PM ET

Is This British Gay Bar Discriminating Against Straight People?

Daniel Reynolds

Locals are accusing the oldest gay bar in Brighton, England of advertising a discriminatory ban against straight patrons.

6 Gay Bar Raids That Reveal The Journey Ahead for LGBTs Abroad
August 11 2014 6:00 AM ET

6 Gay Bar Raids That Show What's Ahead for LGBTs Abroad

Thom Senzee

The number of bar raids in America may have subsided, but LGBTs in Africa, Russia, the Mideast, to name a few, still face antigay laws that subject them to police hostility and brutality.

NOM Aims Low on Boycott of Target Over Support for Marriage Equality
August 08 2014 3:03 PM ET

NOM Aims Low on Boycott of Target Over Support for Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

Target announced it will support marriage equality in a friend of the court brief, and NOM is taking action — however slight.

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