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.
Black Woman Who Claims Iowa Police Arrested Her for Being Trans, Now Placed in Isolation

Black Woman Claims Iowa Police Arrested Her for Being Trans

Meagan Taylor, 22, was arrested Monday after hotel staff wrongly accused her of prostitution. Now the county jail doesn't know where to house her.

Antigay Bakers Set Crowdfunding Record

Antigay Bakers Set Crowdfunding Record

The owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, ordered to pay damages for denying service to a lesbian couple, have raised a record amount online.

Republican Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush Announces Support for LGBT Nondiscrimination Laws

Jeb Bush Supports LGBT Rights (Sorta)

The former Florida Governor just became the most pro-LGBT Republican presidential candidate.

Gawker Blasted for Posting a Lurid Story That Outs Executive
July 17 2015 3:56 PM ET

Gawker Blasted for Posting Lurid Story That Outs Executive

Major names in media are appalled by a Gawker story they're calling 'gay shaming.'

EEOC Assures LGB Workers Protected From Workplace Discrimination

EEOC Rules on LGB Workplace Protections

Although the ruling specifically addressed LGB employees, the ACLU says it applies to transgender workers too.

Federal 'License to Discriminate' Bill Gains Support — and Opposition

Support Grows for Federal 'License to Discriminate' Bill

The measure would allow individuals, businesses, and nonprofits to discriminate against same-sex couples without federal penalties.

WATCH: Airbnb's Support for Caitlyn Jenner, 'Transkind' Will Give You Goosebumps

WATCH: Airbnb Supports Caitlyn Jenner, All 'Transkind'

The popular travel company is letting the internet know that it stands behind Caitlyn Jenner and transgender people everywhere.

Ex-Ford Employee, Fired for Antigay Post, Claims Religious Discrimination

'Christian Persecution!' Cries Fired Antigay Ford Employee

Thomas Banks of Michigan posted a message accusing his pro-LGBT company of 'endorsing and promoting sodomy.'

Houston Man Sues City Over Law Allowing Trans Citizens to Use Correct Bathrooms

Grumpy Houston Man Sues City Over Trans-Inclusive Ordinance

Longtime anti-LGBT activist Dave Wilson is angry the city won't heed his petition, which also demands businesses define 'gender' as one's birth-assigned sex.

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Antigay Discrimination at Walmart

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Antigay Discrimination at Walmart

The retail giant discriminated against married gay employees, according to the suit.

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