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.
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.

POLL: Majority of Americans Oppose 'License to Discriminate'

POLL: Majority of Americans Oppose 'License to Discriminate'

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds a majority of respondents don't think businesses should be able to turn away the gays.

Op-ed: The Pink Mob Strikes Again

Op-ed: The Pink Mob Strikes Again

Here's the case that our social media frenzy played into the hands of equality opponents.

Apple's New Emoji Are The Gayest Ones Yet

Apple's New Emoji Are The Gayest Ones Yet

A new iOS software update includes over 300 new Emojis, the likes of which include many LGBT and racially-diverse characters.

Texas Trans Man Settles Hard-Fought AT&T Discrimination Case

Texas Trans Man Settles Hard-Fought AT&T Discrimination Case

Matthew Hileman originally sued for discrimination after hearing a coworker say trans employees would get an 'ass-whooping' and being called an antigay slur.

WATCH: 6 Things We Learned from the New Memories Pizza Interview

6 Things We Learned from the Memories Pizza Interview

Kevin and Crystal O'Connor aren't sorry for saying they would not cater a same-sex wedding. And the nearly $1 million raised on their behalf 'is fantastic' too.

WATCH: Tom Delay Promises to Fight Against Gay Rights to 'Bitter End'

WATCH: Tom Delay Promises to Fight Against Gay Rights to 'Bitter End'

The former House majority leader claims to love those who 'have chosen to be homosexuals' but 'abhor the sin.'

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