Microsoft Tries to Mend Rift With 'Gaymers'
March 17 2009 12:00 AM ET

Microsoft Tries to Mend Rift With "Gaymers"

Bryan Ochalla

Microsoft is looking to make amends with gamers whose gay-identified Xbox user names were banned by the company's stringent, and some say discriminatory, terms of use.

The New Annuity
March 04 2009 1:00 AM ET

The New Annuity

Jennifer Hatch

A New Generation of Variable Annuities, Saving, Finding the Best Interest Rates

Recession? What Recession?
March 02 2009 1:00 AM ET

Recession? What Recession?

Alex Davidson

Prevailing market wisdom says gays are less affected by economic downturns than heterosexuals. But how wise is that wisdom?

The Urge to Merge
February 02 2009 1:00 AM ET

The Urge to Merge 

Jennifer Hatch

Expert advice on life -- as you live it. 

Single File, Please
January 05 2009 1:00 AM ET

Single File, Please

Jennifer Hatch

The Advocates: Expert advice on life -- as you live it.

Austerity Chic
January 05 2009 1:00 AM ET

Austerity Chic

Mike Albo

How novelist and performance artist Mike Albo gets by in lean times.

Whither NLGJA?
December 20 2008 1:00 AM ET

 Whither NLGJA?

Christopher Lisotta

The leading professional organization for LGBT journalists is facing a crisis that threatens its very survival. In a changing media landscape and a tough economy, how does a small nonprofit live up to its mission and retain members?

Urban Cowboy
November 27 2008 1:00 AM ET

Urban Cowboy

Corey Scholibo

How does a brand that is over a century old make itself cool again? With a little help from the gays. Levi Strauss & Co. sponsored the world premiere of Milk at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco in October, and The Advocate sat down with the out president of the denim company, Robert Hanson, that afternoon to find out what Levi's and Harvey Milk have in common.

Chevy Volt: The Jolt GM Needs?
November 21 2008 1:00 AM ET

Chevy Volt: The Jolt GM Needs?

Greg Fieser

Launching a new vehicle while the American auto industry is asking Congress for a $25 billion bailout might seem like illogical timing, but for General Motors and the people behind Chevy Volt, it’s essential. With their backs against the wall, GM is rolling out their much-anticipated first plug-in electric vehicle -- and focusing their marketing efforts on the gay community.

Smart Money
November 16 2008 1:00 AM ET

Smart Money 

Neal Broverman

 In a time of economic calamity, one voice rises above the panic. Suze Orman is here to help -- she's offered her will and trust kit free to Advocate readers. Click the story for more info.

Terminated: Commercial Closet's Executive Director
November 12 2008 1:00 AM ET

Terminated: Commercial Closet's Executive Director 

Ross von Metzke

Since early this year, Commercial Closet Association has been in negotiations with GLAAD to dissolve into one advertising media program overseen by the larger nonprofit. But CCA founder Michael Wilke says he was supposed to join GLAAD in this new joint venture. Then on Monday, CCA's board announced the merger -- and Wilke's termination...which Wilke says took him completely by surprise. The board says that's hard to believe and that Wilke was told he'd been terminated November 4.

Smart Money
November 05 2008 1:00 AM ET

Smart Money

Neal Broverman

In a time of economic calamity, one voice rises above the panic.

Recessionary Tremors: Carter Wentworth
November 05 2008 1:00 AM ET

Recessionary Tremors: Carter Wentworth

Chris Caggiano

Unemployed and already behind on his mortgage payments, Wentworth thinks he can probably get by for another six months. Fortunately, he can move in with his boyfriend if he needs to, but what happens when the unemployment checks stop coming?

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