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.
ExxonMobil Finally Updates Worker Protection Policy

ExxonMobil Finally Updates Worker Protection Policy

After years of lobbying and finally an executive order from the president, ExxonMobil now says it will protect its LGBT employees from discrimination.

Why Does Facebook Censor Gay Images?

Why Does Facebook Censor Gay Images?

Photographer Michael Stokes, among others, says his work is regularly censored by Facebook even when the images clearly don't break the rules. Who makes these decisions?

WATCH: Chicago Gay Couple File Complaint Over Taxi Ejection

WATCH: Chicago Gay Couple File Complaint Over Taxi Ejection

Daniel Costa and Stephen Murphy say the driver kicked them out for kissing.

Pennsylvania Trans Woman's Lawsuit Tests Exclusions in Americans With Disabilities Act

Woman's Lawsuit Challenges Trans Exclusions in ADA

Continuing her years-long battle, Kate Lynn Blatt has now argued that not having her gender identity accommodated at work violated her rights under federal disability laws.

Under Tim Cook, Apple Posts World Record Quarterly Profit

Under Tim Cook, Apple Posts World Record Quarterly Profit

Apple's $18 billion profit for its most recent quarter is the largest reported by any public company in history.

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.

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