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.
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.

Couple Denied Health Insurance For 6 Years Files Complaint Against Walmart

Couple Denied Health Insurance For 6 Years Files Complaint Against Walmart

A married couple dealing with cancer must also battle Walmart for health insurance benefits.

Teen Forced to Wear Insulting Taco John's Name Tag Files Complaint
September 25 2014 4:41 PM ET

Teen Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag at Taco John's Files Complaint

A South Dakota teenager has filed a federal discrimination complaint after he says he was forced to wear a name tag reading 'Gaytard' to work at a Taco John's.

Op-ed: The Long, Powerful History Between Labor and LGBT Activists

Op-ed: Labor Rights Are LGBT Rights

It is time to renew the historical (and oft-forgotten) relationship between the LGBT and labor movements.

Op-ed: Are Gays Better With Money?

Op-ed: Are Gays Better With Money?

It’s been reported that LGBT people earn more and have less debt than the general population, but does that mean we are actually better with money?

Op-ed: Gay Voice Is Ruining Lives

Op-ed: Gay Voice Is Ruining Lives

Does the world despise our voices, or is it just us?

WATCH: Target Says Gays Are 'Made to Matter'

WATCH: Target Says Gays Are 'Made to Matter'

The major retailer has launched an ad campaign that features two dads with their son.

Facebook Clashes With Drag Performers Over 'Real Name' Policy

Facebook Clashes With Drag Performers Over 'Real Name' Policy

The social media platform requires users to use a legal name, which has generated controversy among those who identify by drag or performer names.

Op-ed: Has the LGBT Glass Ceiling Been Shattered in the Communications Field?

Op-ed: Has the LGBT Glass Ceiling Been Shattered in PR?

Does being LGBT hold communications professionals back from big success?

The Media Pioneers Will Be Gay

The Media Pioneers Will Be Gay

Gay and lesbian journalists are now out and leading innovative new publications. Have generations of marginalization in media created the best, most skeptical minds?

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