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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.

The Magnolia State's religious freedom bill goes further than any legislation before it in targeting LGBT people.

March 31 2016 4:13 PM Updated

The National Basketball Association joined more than 80 corporations, many of them major players, in telling North Carolina its new anti-LGBT law is bad for their businesses.

March 31 2016 2:44 PM

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signed North Carolina's anti-LGBT HB 2, while his attorney general — Democrat Roy Cooper — said he refuses to defend a challenge against its constitutionality. 

March 30 2016 8:14 PM

A bed and breakfast that explicitly states it does not host civil unions or same-sex ceremonies has been fined under the state's human rights law. 

March 30 2016 9:47 AM Updated

Silicon Valley has no tolerance for anti-LGBT animus, declares a new letter signed by Apple’s Tim Cook and more than six dozen other business leaders asking North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2.

March 29 2016 8:52 PM

John Bel Edwards says he will soon repeal Bobby Jindal's Marriage and Conscience Order, which allows for antigay discrimination.

March 28 2016 9:35 PM

The feds tell the out CEO and his company they found a way to jack into a locked iPhone that belonged to terrorists.

March 28 2016 6:52 PM
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