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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.
Georgia RFRA May Be Dead, But Smells Like Roses to Florists

Georgia RFRA May Be Dead, But Smells Like Roses to Florists

Georgia's discriminatory 'religious freedom' bill may die when the legislature adjourns tonight, but some businesspeople would like to see it passed.

WATCH: Salesforce Is Helping Employees Move Out of Indiana

WATCH: Salesforce Is Helping Employees Leave Indiana

The company's CEO says Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is 'brutal, it's unfair, it's unjust, and to has to change.'

Texas Shop Accuses Mother of 'Child Abuse' for Letting Daughter Wear Suit

Texas Shop Tells Mom: Girl Wearing Suit Is 'Child Abuse'

Mother Rachel Giordano stands by her 5-year-old 'tomboy' daughter Maddie, after being told by a salesperson that her support promotes the girl's 'wrong behavior.'

Angie's List: Indiana's RFRA Fix 'Is Insufficient'

Angie's List: Indiana's RFRA Fix 'Is Insufficient'

A proposed amendment clarifies that Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act can't be used to discriminate against LGBT people, but advocates say that's not enough.

Op-ed: Why This Drag Queen Won't Boycott Indiana

Op-ed: Why This Drag Queen Won't Boycott Indiana

Indiana needs our boots, not our backs, says this drag queen who frequents the state.

WATCH: This Indiana Pizzeria Won't Cater Gay Weddings
April 01 2015 5:43 PM ET

WATCH: This Indiana Pizzeria Won't Cater Gay Weddings

After owners of Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Ind., said they won't outright deny service to gay couples in their restaurant, but would never cater a same-sex wedding, the shop has temporarily closed.

Virginia Gov. Hopes to Steal Business From Indiana

Virginia Gov. Hopes to Steal Business From Indiana

Terry McAuliffe touts the Old Dominion as 'open and welcoming.'

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Apple, Levi Strauss, Microsoft, and others have signed on to a statement denouncing such legislation as 'bad for business.'

Mike Pence 'Abhors' Discrimination? His Record Shows Otherwise

Since When Does Mike Pence 'Abhor' Discrimination?

The Indiana governor claims to oppose 'discrimination' — but his definition of that word looks murky.

WATCH: Seth Meyers Takes Down Indiana's New Antigay Legislation

WATCH: Seth Meyers Takes Down Indiana's New Antigay Law

Seth Meyers does not seem to be a fan of Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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