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.
READ Why a CEO Refuses to Do Business in Antigay Jacksonville
October 04 2012 2:40 PM ET

READ: Why a CEO Won't Do Business in Jacksonville

Neal Broverman

It was in August when the Jacksonville City Council shot down an antidiscrimination ordinance protecting LGBT residents.

Watch the Expedia Commercial That Will Explain Fatherhood and Make You Sob
October 03 2012 10:58 AM ET

WATCH: The Expedia Commercial That Will Explain Fatherhood, Make You Sob

Lucas Grindley

The tough moment when a father must decide, does he embrace a new relationship with his daughter who wants to marry another woman, is portrayed beautifully in a new Web advertisement from Expedia.<

Even the Last Oreo in Special Ad Campaign Has a Gay Twist
October 02 2012 4:35 PM ET

Even the 100th Oreo Includes a Gay Twist

Lucas Grindley

It turns out that even the final Oreo in its campaign of 100 clever designs includes a gay reference.

The Other Gay Oreos
October 02 2012 4:00 AM ET

The Other Gay Oreos Editors

It was a simple idea, but Oreo still made headlines when during Pride month it released a rainbow version.

Will UPS Stop Funding the Boy Scouts for Antigay Policy
October 01 2012 6:25 PM ET

Will UPS Stop Funding Boy Scouts Over Antigay Policy?

Michelle Garcia

After Intel announced it they would no longer donate money to the Boy Scouts of America over its antigay policies, activist Zach Wahls has another target: UPS.

Angry Alderman Again Threatens to Stop Chick-fil-A from Expanding to Chicago Neighborhood
September 23 2012 6:06 PM ET

Angry Alderman: Dan Cathy, You Can Forget About That Expansion

Lucas Grindley

The Chicago alderman who claims Chick-fil-A executives promised him the company was changing its antigay ways is now demanding an explanation for President Dan Cathy's recent behavior.

Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy Assures Mike Huckabee That Nothing Has Changed
September 22 2012 12:25 AM ET

Chick-fil-A President Assures Huckabee: Nothing Has Changed

Lucas Grindley

Cathy spoke Huckabee on Friday to assure him that nothing has changed about his restaurant chain's antigay ways.

Intel Ends Donations to Boy Scouts Due to Discriminatory Policies
September 21 2012 6:13 PM ET

Intel Ends Donations to Boy Scouts Because of Antigay Policy

Lucas Grindley

The Intel Foundation had been the largest corporate donor for the Boy Scouts.

Gyms Drop The Golds Brand in Response to Donations by CEO
September 21 2012 3:00 PM ET

Pro-Gay Gyms Drop Gold's Brand After CEO's Donations

Daniel Reynolds

Four San Francisco area Gold’s Gym franchises have officially broken ties with its parent company after its CEO donated money to American Crossroads, an organization founded by Karl Rove and other

Chick-fil-A Releases Internal Memo But Might Have Dug Deeper Hole
September 20 2012 5:12 PM ET

Chick-fil-A Releases Internal Memo; Did It Make Things Worse?

Lucas Grindley

The company is being ripped by disappointed customers who say it abandoned its beliefs, while also hearing it from LGBT activists who say all it offers in the memo are empty words.

Zach Wahls Asks Intel To Stop Funding Discriminatory Boy Scouts
September 20 2012 4:10 PM ET

Zach Wahls: Intel Should Not Give $700K to Boy Scouts

Sunnivie Brydum

The LGBT equality activist has launched a petition on calling on Intel to cease its financial support of the Boy Scouts of America until the group removes its ban on gay scouts.

Chick-fil-A Is Raising Money This Very Week for an Anti-Marriage Equality Group
September 20 2012 11:00 AM ET

Big Loophole? Chick-fil-A Is Already Raising Questionable Cash

Lucas Grindley

President Dan Cathy tweeted a photo this week from a Chick-fil-A backed fundraiser for a group once described as antigay by an investigation of the company's giving.

A Look at Whether Money Worries Make You Fat
September 20 2012 3:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Are Money Worries Making You Fat?

David Rae

Science has actually discovered that worrying about your finances could add on the pounds.