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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.
PHOTOS: Stars Join Lisa Vanderpump in Boycott of Beverly Hills Hotel
May 16 2014 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Stars Join Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

Daniel Reynolds

The red carpet at the opening for Lisa Vanderpump's new WeHo lounge, Pump, was abuzz about another property currently in hot water — The Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by the sultan of Brunei, who recently implemented Sharia law in his Asian nation. 

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job
May 08 2014 6:52 PM ET

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job

Trudy Ring

Some 53 percent feel they have to hide their identity, says a new Human Rights Campaign Foundation study, which reports on other workplace problems as well.

Op-ed: What the Internet and 'Ghostbusters II' Have in Common
May 07 2014 8:30 AM ET

Op-ed: What Ghostbusters And The Internet Both Share

Michelle Garcia

Anger is one hell of a beast.

PHOTOS: Protest Against Sultan-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel
May 05 2014 8:41 PM ET

PHOTOS: Protest Against Sultan-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel

Neal Broverman

Dozens demonstrated on Monday in front of the "Pink Palace" to voice anger at the owner, the Sultan of Brunei, who's ready to stone people for gay sex and adultery.

Ky. Print Shop Clarifies Antigay Policy by Replacing Sticker With Sign
April 30 2014 1:04 PM ET

Ky. Print Shop Clarifies Antigay Policy With New Sign

Daniel Reynolds

To avoid 'public confusion' over the image of a crossed-out rainbow flag on the Herald Embroidery storefront, the owner has replaced the graphic with a sign detailing its antigay policy.

Ky. Print Shop: Guns? OK. Gays? Go Away
April 29 2014 3:32 PM ET

Ky. Print Shop: Guns? OK. Gays? Go Away

Daniel Reynolds

Herald Embroidery has posted a crossed-out rainbow flag on its storefront, signaling it will refuse service to customers who request 'content promoting homosexuality.'

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples
April 29 2014 1:24 PM ET

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

After consulting with the statewide equality organization, Mint Springs Farm near Nashville, Tenn., decided that it will allow same-sex couples to host weddings and commitment ceremonies on its grounds.

Op-ed: The Unlimited-Starbucks Budget
April 29 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The Unlimited-Starbucks Budget

David Rae

Reaching financial independence shouldn't mean having to skip your favorite Starbucks drink.

WATCH: Sprint Sends Customer Email to 'Gay Sissyboy'
April 16 2014 2:42 PM ET

WATCH: Sprint Sends Customer Email to 'Gay Sissyboy'

Sunnivie Brydum

The telecommunications company acknowledged its error, and apologized for sending an email addressed to 'Sissyboy Kelvin Gay Matthews.'

Cleveland Cabbies Refuse to Drive Gay Games Taxis
April 15 2014 2:39 PM ET

Cleveland Cabbies Refuse to Drive Gay Games Taxis

Michelle Garcia

A handful of taxi drivers say their religious beliefs are the reason they don't want to drive cabs with Gay Games ads.

April 14 2014 6:03 PM ET

Mozilla Names Interim CEO

Huckabee, Perkins Slam Chick-fil-A CEO Over Marriage Backtrack
April 14 2014 2:01 PM ET

WATCH: Huckabee, Perkins Slam Chick-fil-A CEO 

Michelle Garcia

Two conservative figures say that conservative business leaders like Dan Cathy are being bullied into being silent on their political leanings.

OKCupid CEO Apologizes for Supporting Antigay Candidate
April 08 2014 5:29 PM ET

OKCupid CEO Sorry for Supporting Antigay Lawmaker

Sunnivie Brydum

Sam Yagan apologized for donating to a candidate with antigay views, but said that decade-old donation doesn't compare to former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich's support of Proposition 8.

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