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.
WATCH: It Gets Awkward on CNBC as Apple's Tim Cook Called Openly Gay

CNBC Gets Awkward, Calling Apple's CEO Openly Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook was once again the center of speculation — this time, on CNBC.

Teen Restaurant Worker Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Name Tag

Teen Restaurant Worker Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag

An employee at a Taco John's in South Dakota says he was bullied by his boss and forced to wear a name tag bearing a slur.

STUDY: What's the Most Gay-Friendly Brand?

STUDY: What's the Most Gay-Friendly Brand?

LGBT consumers voted, and the results are in for BrandIndex's annual list of companies most revered by our community.

Former BP CEO: Outing 'Best Thing That Ever Happened'

Former BP CEO: Outing 'Best Thing That Ever Happened'

Lord John Browne doesn't endorse outing, but hopes his new book will encourage other top execs to come out and to create LGBT-friendly workplaces.

Cheryl Traverse: Out at Last

Cheryl Traverse: Out at Last

In our partnership with StartOut, we regularly invite the group to highlight an LGBT entrepreneur. Here’s a case for pursuing community-minded goals after retirement.

WATCH: Allstate Wants LGBTs to Be #OutHoldingHands

WATCH: Allstate Wants LGBTs to Be #OutHoldingHands

The video promoting LGBT acceptance is set to music by out singer Eli Lieb.

George Takei Wants to Know: Are You Afraid of PDA?

George Takei Wants to Know: Are You Afraid of PDA?

He shared a video that he says should help end "the ick factor" in public discourse.

Texas: Antigay Eatery Goes Gay On Yelp

Texas: Antigay Eatery Goes Gay — On Yelp

Internet activists have used Yelp to retaliate against a restaurant owner who says men who don't 'act like men' are not allowed in his establishment.

Colo. Bakery Did Discriminate Against Gay Couple
June 03 2014 11:14 AM ET

Colo. Bakery Did Discriminate Against Gay Couple

Despite two rulings affirming that Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., violated state law by refusing to serve a same-sex couple, LGBT advocates caution that similar attempts to subvert antidiscrimination laws are likely.

Op-ed: LGBTs, Know Your Worth

Op-ed: LGBTs, Know Your Worth

LGBT Americans are estimated to spend at least $860 billion in 2014, so why aren't more businesses actively courting consumers?

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