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.
Study Finds Gayborhoods for Variety of Budgets

Study: Gayborhoods for Many Budgets

San Francisco's Castro still claims a huge concentration of gay residents, but there are LGBT-friendly areas with lower housing prices, according to a real estate analysis.

Send a Little Gay Couple With Your Text

Send a Little Gay Couple With Your Text

Apple will have gay-couple icons in its new iPad and iPhone software.

General Mills Execs Take Stand Against Minnesota Marriage Ban

General Mills For Marriage Equality

The corporate leaders of General Mills are going to bat for gay rights, as proponents of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, as well as condemning a proposed ballot initiative to ban marriage eq

What Mitt Romney Could Learn About Equality From the Marriott

What Marriott Could Teach Mitt Romney About Equality

Mitt Romney could learn a few things from Marriott — where he was once a member of the board.

Columnist Blames Slowing Sales at JCPenney on Gay Inclusiveness

Is Being Pro-Gay Hurting JCPenney's Sales?

A nationally-syndicated columnist is blaming JCPenney's new CEO Ron Johnson for his publicly inclusive attitude toward LGBT people as part of the reason for slowing sales.

Chevy Volt Comes Out as Electric in New Ad

Chevy Volt Comes Out

JC Penney Includes Gay Dads in June Mailer

JC Penney Includes Gay Dads for Father's Day

The JC Penney June advertising booklet features a real-life gay couple and their children.

Exxon Mobil Votes Overwhelmingly Against Protecting LGBT Employees

ExxonMobil Has a Resounding No for Its LGBT Employees

Some 80% of shareholders voted against adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the company's anti-discrimination policy.

LA Gay Piano Bar Closes to Make Room for Sports Bar

Trading Elton for Kobe

Owners of a long-standing gay piano bar in Silver Lake, an east-side neighborhood in Los Angeles, announced that their establishment will close at the end of June, and that the location will be tur

Dallas Morning News Editors Want ExxonMobil to Protect LGBT Workers

Dallas's Largest Newspaper Urges ExxonMobil to Protect LGBT Employees

Evolve, the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper says to ExxonMobil.