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.
WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One
October 31 2014 8:48 PM ET

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One

Dawn Ennis

Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.

October 31 2014 11:16 AM ET

Rich Ross Named Discovery Channel President

The former chairman of the Walt Disney Studios will join Discovery in January 2015

WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers
October 30 2014 2:23 PM ET

What Does Tim Cook Think About Firing LGBT Workers?

Sunnivie Brydum

Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out
October 30 2014 1:55 PM ET

20 Touching, Funny Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook Coming Out

Dustin Diehl

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.

 Federal vs. State
October 30 2014 1:17 PM ET

Federal vs. State Editors

Staying up-to-date on the protections and opportunities available for same-sex couples.

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone
October 30 2014 12:22 PM ET

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone

Michelle Garcia

After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.

October 30 2014 9:07 AM ET

Why We Need a Gay Titan of Industry

In his book The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out is Good Business, John Browne, the former CEO of BP, says we're missing the homophobia that persists in the boardroom

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple
October 30 2014 8:31 AM ET

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple

Lucas Grindley

As arguably the most prominent and influential CEO in all of business, his example is a game changer.

WATCH: Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano Star in Starbucks' First LGBT Commercial
October 29 2014 4:23 PM ET

WATCH: Starbucks' First LGBT Ad Is a Real Drag

Jase Peeples

The coffee company’s first LGBT commercial is a real drag.

Anatomy of a Right-Wing Fabrication: No Threat to Idaho Wedding Chapel
October 27 2014 2:22 PM ET

Anatomy of a Right-Wing Lie: No Threat to Wedding Chapel

Stevie St. John

The fear that the owners of an Idaho wedding chapel would be forced to host same-sex weddings is much ado about nothing.

Does Hobby Lobby Have to Pay for My PrEP?
October 27 2014 7:00 AM ET

PrEP in a Time of Hobby Lobby

Matt Baume

In the wake of the Hobby Lobby ruling, gay men may be vulnerable to employers who would attempt to block access to HIV drugs.

Landmark Report Finds Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman
October 23 2014 4:27 PM ET

Landmark Report: Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman

Mitch Kellaway

Tamara Lusardi, a trans Department of the Army employee, has found justice after years of misgendering and being barred from using the women's restroom.

Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees?
October 22 2014 6:23 PM ET

Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees?

Sunnivie Brydum

A fact-finding hearing in an Illinois investigation Tuesday was the first step toward uncovering whether the oil and gas giant's nondiscrimination policies actually include sexual orientation and gender identity.