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.
Tim Cook and the Way Ahead

Tim Cook and the Way Ahead

Former BP CEO John Browne was the only out chief executive of a Fortune 500 company prior to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement in October 2014. He writes for The Advocate on what that means for the future of business.

Texas Trans Woman Sues Saks Fifth Avenue Over Alleged Harassment
July 20 2015 5:58 PM ET

Texas Trans Woman Sues Saks Fifth Avenue Over Alleged Harassment

Weeks after Attorney General Holder announced that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers discrimination based on gender identity, the upscale retailer still claims its trans workers are not protected.

Gawker Wants to Know: Is This Taco Bell Ad For Real?
December 27 2014 3:40 PM ET

Gawker Wants to Know: Is This Taco Bell Ad For Real?

No one seems to know where this Taco Bell ad came from.

Op-ed: Bad Work Conditions Hurt LGBT Employees Too

Op-ed: Bad Work Conditions Hurt LGBT Employees Too

No one should have to face physical or verbal abuse, especially when they're working to support their families and better themselves.

WATCH: Refusal to Put Antigay Message on Cake Is 'Intolerant,' Says Right-Winger

WATCH: 'Intolerant' to Refuse Baking an Antigay Cake?

Conservative Christian Theodore Shoebat says he asked for 'an explicitly anti-homosexual marriage cake' and couldn't get one.

Emails Show Conflict Behind ExxonMobil's Discrimination Policy Case

Emails Show Conflict Behind ExxonMobil Discrimination

An ExxonMobil executive says the company is great for LGBT employees, but the lack of an antidiscrimination policy may prove otherwise.

Holiday Guide: Shop Here, Not There!

Holiday Guide: Shop Here, Not There!

Which companies support LGBT people and which ones don't?

6 Ways Same-Sex Married Couples Can Prepare for Tax Time

6 Ways Same-Sex Married Couples Can Prepare for Tax Time

This is the first year that some same-sex couples will be able to file federal taxes jointly. Here are a few ways to make sure you keep your fair share.

Op-ed: It's Not a Gay Wedding or Straight Wedding — It's Just a Wedding

Op-ed: It's Not a Gay or Straight Wedding — It's Just a Wedding

A discriminatory Bay Area photography shop that won't shoot any couples in order to avoid photographing same-sex couples is getting left behind by its industry.

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