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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.
Tailored Investment Planning Solutions For Same-Sex Couples
September 10 2014 3:04 AM ET

Tailored Investment Planning Solutions For Same-Sex Couples

Advocate.com Editors

As laws become more complex, LGBT investors see the merits of working with financial professionals specifically trained to understand their unique needs.

A Culture of Inclusion
September 10 2014 3:03 AM ET

A Culture of Inclusion

“LGBT rights is a personal issue for me, and the reason why I became the executive sponsor of the PRIDE BRG when it formed in 2008.” — Rob Reeg President, Operations and Technology MasterCard

Toyota: A Workplace Where Respect Never Gets A Day Off
September 10 2014 3:01 AM ET

Toyota: A Workplace Where Respect Never Gets A Day Off

Advocate.com Editors

While we are certainly proud of the accolades Toyota receives for its support of the TLGBQI community, it has always been about our core principals of respect for people and embracing diversity.

Are Corporations The New LGBT Advocates?
September 10 2014 3:00 AM ET

Are Corporations The New LGBT Advocates?

Advocate.com Editors

The Workplace Summit offers individuals, human resources professionals, diversity managers, employee resource group (ERG) leaders, and allies the perfect platform from which to make powerful connections, share best practices, and formulate a strategy to advance equality in the workplace.

Exporting Equality With the Pink Dollar
September 08 2014 3:00 AM ET

Exporting Equality With the Pink Dollar

Jeremy Lybarger

'Good for business' has become a rallying cry for LGBT activists, and multinational corporations interested in the bottom line are taking heed. Will money be the vehicle that drives Western-style equality around the globe?

September 05 2014 7:03 AM ET

Megan Smith Was Named Chief Technology Officer of the United States

This makes her the most powerful lesbian in the White House

WATCH: CVS Health Releases Gay-Inclusive Ad
September 04 2014 3:11 PM ET

WATCH: CVS Is Gay-Inclusive in Newest Ad

Trudy Ring

The company, in the midst of its rebranding effort, sends a message of welcome to all.

N.Y. Venue Will Stop Weddings Rather Than Serve Same-Sex Couples
September 03 2014 2:03 PM ET

N.Y. Venue Will Stop Weddings Rather Than Serve Gays 

Trudy Ring

The owners of Liberty Ridge Farm will no longer host weddings at the property, but they will continue to make it available for receptions for both gay and straight couples.

STUDY: Reading Hate on Facebook Is Bad for Your Health
September 02 2014 1:53 PM ET

STUDY: Reading Hate on Facebook Is Bad for Your Health

Sunnivie Brydum

Forget sticks and stones; when it comes to social networking, it turns out that words can — and do — hurt us.

Time to Cancel Exxon's Government Contracts
September 02 2014 4:00 AM ET

Time to Cancel Exxon’s Government Contracts

Antonia Juhasz

Issuing an executive order banning LGBT workplace discrimination was a critical step. Enforcing it will make history.

WATCH: Little Caesars Sued Over Benefits Discrimination
August 29 2014 4:10 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 2:24 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 8:00 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.

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