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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.
Dallas Officer Under Investigation For Chick fil A Intimidation
August 09 2012 8:40 PM ET

Dallas Officer Under Investigation For Chick-fil-A Intimidation

Daniel Reynolds

A Dallas police sergeant is under investigation after bringing a Chick-fil-A sandwich back to the station — and allegedly making inappropriate comments to two lesbian police officers about the purc

Activists Urge Berenstain Bears to Dump Chick fil A
August 09 2012 6:38 PM ET

Petition: No Berenstain Bears at Chick-fil-A

Daniel Reynolds

HarperCollins, publisher of the popular Berenstain Bears children’s books, is being pressured to sever ties with Chick-fil-A due to its president’s controversial comments against same-sex marr

Financial Planner Outlines the Pro and Con of Gay Marriage for Your Finances
August 09 2012 4:00 AM ET

The Pro and Con of Gay Marriage for Your Finances

David Rae

When it comes to making your union official, certified financial planner David Rae says there are financial reasons it sometimes makes sense to wait for federal recognition of your marriage.

Chicago Gay Group and Cardinal Enter Chick fil A Battle
August 03 2012 2:49 PM ET

Whose 'Chicago Values'? Gay Group, Cardinal Join in Chick-fil-A Fray

Trudy Ring

A Windy City gay organization files a discrimination claim against the company, while the local Catholic archbishop uses the controversy to rail against 'gender-free marriage.'

Graffiti Says Chicken Tastes Like Hate
August 03 2012 1:51 PM ET August 03 2012 4:10 PM ET

Mmm — Chicken 'Tastes Like Hate,' Says Graffiti

Trudy Ring

A Chick-fil-A in Torrance, Calif., was vandalized overnight with graffiti saying its food 'Tastes Like Hate.'

Activists Hold Kiss-in Day to Protest Chick-fil-A
August 03 2012 8:59 AM ET

Kiss-In: The View Today Outside Chick-fil-A

Editors

See photos from a kiss-in today to protest Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy’s vocal opposition to marriage equality via millions in donations.

Cake Shop Owner Says He Would Rather Close Than Sell to Gay Couple for Wedding
August 02 2012 6:40 PM ET

Owner Says He'd Close Before Selling Wedding Cake to Gay Couple

Lucas Grindley

The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop says he's rather close than sell a cake to a gay c

August 02 2012 2:33 PM ET

The Abbey Invents a Chick-fil-Gay Sandwich

View at LAist

The famed Los Angeles bar has a new item on its menu, and the revenue heads toward equality groups.

Meet the Antigay Customers at Chick-fil-A
August 02 2012 1:53 PM ET

WATCH: Meet the Antigay Customers at Chick-fil-A

Lucas Grindley

Chick-fil-A declares it had a record day Wednesday as a result of Mike Huckabee's call for an "Appreciation Day." But the experience has left some gay and lesbian employees with a bad taste.

Gay CEO Takes Company From MIT to TV
August 02 2012 5:00 AM ET

Gay CEO Takes Company From MIT to TV

David Duran

In our partnership with StartOut, we regularly invite the group to highlight an LGBT entrepreneur. Meet the young MIT graduate who is revolutionizing what you watch.

The Last Chicken Story We Are Writing Today
August 01 2012 5:54 PM ET

The Last Chicken Story We're Writing Today

Diane Anderson-Minshall

As folks line up at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide this week (today is the evangelicals' "support" day, Friday is the same-sex "kiss-in" day), franchise owners and Chick employees are all on hi

Chick Fil A President Warns That Deprived Minds Like Marriage Equality
August 01 2012 5:17 PM ET

WATCH: Chick-fil-A President Calls Marriage Equality 'Twisted'

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A, has been raising eyebrows and ire nationwide with his recent statements about marriage equality.

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