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.
Landmark Report Finds Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman

Landmark Report: Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman

Tamara Lusardi, a trans Department of the Army employee, has found justice after years of misgendering and being barred from using the women's restroom.

Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees?

Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees?

A fact-finding hearing in an Illinois investigation Tuesday was the first step toward uncovering whether the oil and gas giant's nondiscrimination policies actually include sexual orientation and gender identity.

Gay Evangelical Raising Funds for Antigay Bakers

Gay Evangelical Raising Funds for Antigay Bakers

Matt Stolhandske, a board member for a new pro-marriage equality Christian group, says he is extending an 'olive branch' to bakers fined for refusing to make a wedding cake for a female couple.

Op-ed: Ello, Is It a Gay Facebook You're Looking For?

Op-ed: Ello, Is It a Gay Facebook You're Looking For?

Even though Ello excitement came and went, it's clear LGBTs are experiencing Facebook fatigue.

WATCH: Houston Couple Kicked Out of Cab for Kissing

WATCH: Houston Couple Kicked Out of Cab for Kissing

A gay couple in Houston says a local cabbie told them they were going to hell before leaving them on the side of the road.

Gay Nike Exec in Fortune's 40 Under 40

Anthony Watson is No. 19 on the list of 'hottest young stars in business'

Op-ed: Transitioning at Work Without Making History

Op-ed: Transitioning at Work Without Making History

The act of transitioning should not be a fireable offense.

WATCH: Is This Inclusive Cheerios Commercial a Glimpse of the Future for United States?

Is This The Future of Advertising in the United States?

Cheerios features the touching story of a gay couple adopting their daughter in a new ad in Canada.

Facebook Apologizes for 'Real Name' Policy
October 02 2014 11:20 AM ET

Facebook Apologizes for 'Real Name' Policy

The social media giant clarified its policy today, saying it has always intended to encourage users to appear under their 'authentic name.'

Op-ed: Tech's Wake-Up Call From Your Transgender Coworker

Op-ed: Tech's Wake-Up Call From Your Transgender Coworker

I thought tech would be a progressive place to work as a trans woman. It isn't — but it doesn't have to stay this way.

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