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.
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?

WATCH: Calif. High School Rejects Chick-fil-A Donation Over Antigay Stance

WATCH: Calif. High School Says No 'Mor' Chick-fil-A

A California high school has banned Chick-fil-A from its campus, citing the national chain's well-documented antigay positions.

Exporting Equality With the Pink Dollar

Exporting Equality With the Pink Dollar

'Good for business' has become a rallying cry for LGBT activists, and multinational corporations interested in the bottom line are taking heed. Will money be the vehicle that drives Western-style equality around the globe?

WATCH: CVS Health Releases Gay-Inclusive Ad

WATCH: CVS Is Gay-Inclusive in Newest Ad

The company, in the midst of its rebranding effort, sends a message of welcome to all.

N.Y. Venue Will Stop Weddings Rather Than Serve Same-Sex Couples

N.Y. Venue Will Stop Weddings Rather Than Serve Gays 

The owners of Liberty Ridge Farm will no longer host weddings at the property, but they will continue to make it available for receptions for both gay and straight couples.

Time to Cancel Exxon's Government Contracts

Time to Cancel Exxon’s Government Contracts

Issuing an executive order banning LGBT workplace discrimination was a critical step. Enforcing it will make history.

WATCH: Little Caesars Sued Over Benefits Discrimination

WATCH: Little Caesars Sued Over Benefits Discrimination

A California man sues the pizza chain for failing to provide benefits for employees' same-sex spouses.

In Settling Bias Case, Wedding Venue to Pay for Couple's Nuptials

In Settling Bias Case, Wedding Venue to Pay for Couple's Nuptials

A Minnesota hunting club that had refused to host a same-sex wedding will now foot the bill for the festivities.

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