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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.
Six Scrumptious Pro-Gay Pastas

6 Scrumptious Pro-Gay Pastas

Here are some tasty options for those wanting to follow Barilla's antigay chairman's advice and 'eat someone else's pasta.'

Barilla's Competitors Declare 'Pasta for All'

Bertolli and Buitoni have posted Facebook responses to Barilla's antigay comments.

Guido Barilla Puts His Apology on Video This Time

WATCH: Guido Barilla Puts Apology on Video This Time

The chairman of pasta-maker Barilla has released a video apology after gay people decided to take him up on a suggestion to "go eat another brand."

ExxonMobil Will Extend Employee Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

ExxonMobil Changes Policy for Gay Employees

To comply with federal law, the oil giant announced that it would begin offering benefits to the spouses of its gay and lesbian employees October 1.

Activists Pressure Barilla to Add LGBT Employee Protections

Activists Pressure Barilla to Add LGBT Employee Protections

If Barilla is sincere in its apology to LGBT people, it will amend its equal employment opportunity policy, activists say.

Tony Perkins: Boycott Betty Crocker's Gay Wedding Cakes

Tony Perkins: Boycott Betty Crocker's Gay Wedding Cakes

The leader of the hate group Family Research Council is steamed over the Minnesota-based baking goods company's support for marriage equality.

Cabbie Who Booted Lesbians Loses License

Cabbie Who Booted Lesbians Loses License

A Portland cab driver who allegedly left a lesbian couple on the side of a highway has lost his permit to drive taxis — but not because of antigay discrimination.

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