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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.
ExxonMobil Shareholders Cast 14th Vote Opposing Protections for LGBT Employees

ExxonMobil Rejects Protections for LGBT Employees — Again

Shareholders of the oil giant voted against adding nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees by a margin of 81% to 19%.

Want the Worst? Search for 'Gayest'

Want the Worst? Search for 'Gayest'

A search for 'gayest trends' on Google turns up 'worst trends.'

Extra Steps Await LGBT Couples in Retirement

Extra Steps Await LGBT Couples in Retirement

From pensions to nest eggs, planning retirement comes with complications for same-sex couples.

Harvard Prof Bashes Economist for Being Gay
May 04 2013 3:49 PM ET

Harvard Prof Bashes Economist for Being Gay

Niall Ferguson says John Maynard Keynes wasn't concerned about the future because he was gay and had no children.

WATCH: Virginia Man Says 7-Eleven Fired Him for Being Gay

WATCH: Virginia Man Says 7-Eleven Fired Him for Being Gay

Bradley Kindrick says he was assaulted by a customer at the 7-Eleven where he worked, and after reporting the incident, was fired for being gay.

Why Do We Delay Retirement Planning?

Why Do We Delay Retirement Planning?

Don't let the law's confusion over how to treat same-sex couples force you to put off important decisions.

Gay-Friendly JCPenney CEO Sacked

Gay-Friendly JCPenney CEO Sacked

JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson, who defended the choice of Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson and placed gay couples in advertisements, is leaving after 17 months.

Twitter: Following and Unfollowing #Homophobes

Court Hearing Makes Unfollowing #Homophobes a Trend

The Supreme Court hearings are prompting people to stop following others on Twitter.

Op-ed: Boot Camp for Home Buyers

Op-ed: Boot Camp for Home Buyers

With interest rates near records lows, and housing prices on the rise, the housing market seems to be heating up again. Financial Planner David Rae walks you through some tips to help you make a sound home purchase.

Chipotle Cancels Sponsorship of Utah Boy Scout Event Over Antigay Policy

Chipotle Cancels Boy Scout Sponsorship Over Antigay Policy

Despite originally saying the partnership would continue, a spokesman for the restaurant chain today confirmed a change.

Website Re-Launches to Fund Project for LGBT Causes

Website Re-Launches to Fund Project for LGBT Causes

After going offline temporarily, GetGayFunded.com is back up and running thanks to an agreement between the website’s parent company and Amazon Payments.

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