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.
WATCH: Taiwanese Phone Commercial Tells Gay Love Story

WATCH: Taiwanese Phone Commercial Tells Gay Love Story

The Asus phone company in Taiwan releases a gay-inclusive new ad.

PHOTOS: Stars Join Lisa Vanderpump in Boycott of Beverly Hills Hotel

PHOTOS: Stars Join Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

The red carpet at the opening for Lisa Vanderpump's new WeHo lounge, Pump, was abuzz about another property currently in hot water — The Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by the sultan of Brunei, who recently implemented Sharia law in his Asian nation. 

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job

Some 53 percent feel they have to hide their identity, says a new Human Rights Campaign Foundation study, which reports on other workplace problems as well.

PHOTOS: Protest Against Sultan-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel

PHOTOS: Protest Against Sultan-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel

Dozens demonstrated on Monday in front of the "Pink Palace" to voice anger at the owner, the Sultan of Brunei, who's ready to stone people for gay sex and adultery.

Ky. Print Shop Clarifies Antigay Policy by Replacing Sticker With Sign

Ky. Print Shop Clarifies Antigay Policy With New Sign

To avoid 'public confusion' over the image of a crossed-out rainbow flag on the Herald Embroidery storefront, the owner has replaced the graphic with a sign detailing its antigay policy.

Ky. Print Shop: Guns? OK. Gays? Go Away

Ky. Print Shop: Guns? OK. Gays? Go Away

Herald Embroidery has posted a crossed-out rainbow flag on its storefront, signaling it will refuse service to customers who request 'content promoting homosexuality.'

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

After consulting with the statewide equality organization, Mint Springs Farm near Nashville, Tenn., decided that it will allow same-sex couples to host weddings and commitment ceremonies on its grounds.

Op-ed: The Unlimited-Starbucks Budget

Op-ed: The Unlimited-Starbucks Budget

Reaching financial independence shouldn't mean having to skip your favorite Starbucks drink.

WATCH: Sprint Sends Customer Email to 'Gay Sissyboy'

WATCH: Sprint Sends Customer Email to 'Gay Sissyboy'

The telecommunications company acknowledged its error, and apologized for sending an email addressed to 'Sissyboy Kelvin Gay Matthews.'

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