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.
Catholic Missionaries Buy 'Bar of Sodom'

Catholic Missionaries Buy 'Bar of Sodom'

After a neighboring gay bar went bankrupt, a conservative Catholic group in France jumped at the chance to snap up the 'bar of Sodom,' which the organization plans to convert to a mission.

WATCH: Super Bowl Ads, the Best and the Worst

WATCH: Super Bowl Ads, the Best and the Worst

We're eager to see what LGBT representation there will be in ads airing during the Super Bowl this Sunday — and if we'll be deflated by stereotypes or puffed up over ads that get it right. Here are the good and bad of Super Bowl ads past.

Saks Withdraws Motion to Dismiss Trans Worker's Lawsuit

Saks Backs Down in Legal Fight Over Trans Workers

The company says it will defend itself on the merits of the case, rather than arguing that antitrans discrimination is not a basis for a legal action.

Op-ed: LGBT Visibility at Davos Must Grow in 2016

Op-ed: LGBT Visibility at Davos Must Grow in 2016

Much ado has been made about LGBT inclusion at this year's World Economic Forum, but where are the LGBT programs?

WATCH: Woman Comes Out to Coworkers in Emotional TED Talk

WATCH: Woman Comes Out to Coworkers in TED Talk

Morgana Bailey was closeted for 16 years, until she read an article in The Advocate that opened her eyes to the cost of her silence.

Man Suing Colorado Bakery Is Christian Academy Cofounder

Man Suing Colorado Bakery Is Christian Academy Cofounder

'I believe I was discriminated against by the bakery based on my creed,' says a man who filed a discrimination complaint because a bakery wouldn't make an anti-LGBT cake.

WATCH: Florida Wedding Planner Can't and Won't Work with Lesbian Couple

Fla. Wedding Planner Can't and Won't Work with Lesbian Couple

'Due to my strong personal belief I do not feel comfortable planning a wedding for lesbian couples,' the planner wrote. She also told the couple she was already booked for their requested date.

Trans Woman Gets Help in Fight Against Saks

Trans Woman Gets Help in Fight Against Saks

A transgender woman who says the retailer discriminated against her has responded to Saks's motion to dismiss her case and is getting support from two prominent LGBT rights groups.

Masculine and Pregnant? 'Alternity Wear' May Solve Your Fashion Dilemma

Masculine and Pregnant? Give 'Alternity Wear' a Try

Pregnancy clothing steps out of the realm of the ultrafeminine with a line of 'alternity wear' from new company Butchbaby & Co.

Op-ed: 6 Lessons a Straight Couple Learned From Owning a Gay Bar

Op-ed: 6 Lessons a Straight Couple Learned From Owning a Gay Bar

The owners of Flaming Saddles, a gay country-western bar opening a new location in West Hollywood, share a few life lessons learned from their queer patrons.

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