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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.
Anti-LGBT Pastor Warns of 'Sodomite' Semen in Starbucks Lattes
November 06 2014 2:59 PM ET

Anti-LGBT Pastor Warns of 'Sodomite' Semen in Starbucks Lattes

Stevie St. John

The homophobic minister who decried Starbucks patrons as 'upscale sodomites' who spread Ebola now says the chain is using the semen of 'sodomites' to flavor its coffee.

Chinese Gay Hookup App Tops Grindr in Popularity
November 05 2014 7:14 PM ET

Chinese Gay Hookup App Tops Grindr in Popularity

Daniel Reynolds

Does size matter? A new matchmaking app has grown the world's largest user base after tapping into China's gay market.

Op-ed: Tim Cook Came Out and Went Right Back to Work. That's How It Should Be
November 03 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Tim Cook's Example Means in Business

Gene Falk and Jonathan D. Lovitz

The leaders of a business organization for LGBT people say Tim Cook's coming-out is exactly the way coming out at work should be: no big deal.

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear
November 01 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One
October 31 2014 8:48 PM ET

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One

Dawn Ennis

Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.

October 31 2014 11:16 AM ET

Rich Ross Named Discovery Channel President

The former chairman of the Walt Disney Studios will join Discovery in January 2015

WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers
October 30 2014 2:23 PM ET

What Does Tim Cook Think About Firing LGBT Workers?

Sunnivie Brydum

Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out
October 30 2014 1:55 PM ET

20 Touching, Funny Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook Coming Out

Dustin Diehl

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.

 Federal vs. State
October 30 2014 1:17 PM ET

Federal vs. State

Advocate.com Editors

Staying up-to-date on the protections and opportunities available for same-sex couples.

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone
October 30 2014 12:22 PM ET

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone

Michelle Garcia

After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.

October 30 2014 9:07 AM ET

Why We Need a Gay Titan of Industry

In his book The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out is Good Business, John Browne, the former CEO of BP, says we're missing the homophobia that persists in the boardroom

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple
October 30 2014 8:31 AM ET

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple

Lucas Grindley

As arguably the most prominent and influential CEO in all of business, his example is a game changer.

WATCH: Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano Star in Starbucks' First LGBT Commercial
October 29 2014 4:23 PM ET

WATCH: Starbucks' First LGBT Ad Is a Real Drag

Jase Peeples

The coffee company’s first LGBT commercial is a real drag.

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