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.
Target CEO Says Company Will Be Neutral on Marriage Vote
June 08 2011 6:10 PM ET

Target CEO: Company Will Be Neutral on Marriage Vote

Michelle Garcia

The CEO of Target told shareholders Wednesday that the company would remain neutral on a proposed anti–marriage equality amendment in Minnesota, the state where Target is based.

Senior Management
May 18 2011 4:00 AM ET

Senior Management

Advocate Contributors

Gay-specific elder housing makes life easier — and may make it last longer.

Google It Gets Better Ad Airs During Glee
May 03 2011 8:30 PM ET

Google Airs It Gets Better Ad During Editors

Google Chrome's ad for the It Gets Better Project airs during Tuesday night's episode of Glee. Watch it here first.

City Council Email Mocks Gay Businessman
May 02 2011 9:20 AM ET

City Council E-mail Mocks Gay Businessman Editors

The executive assistant for St. Paul city council member David Thune sent an e-mail referring to his political opponent Bill Hosko as "that gay guy."

Wall Street Bullish on LGBT Opportunity
March 31 2011 1:55 PM ET

Wall Street Comes Out

Julie Bolcer

The inaugural Out on the Street summit brought together senior leaders of financial firms to discuss workplace conditions for LGBT people and the market value of diversity.

Gay Cure App Pulled by Apple
March 23 2011 7:50 AM ET

“Gay Cure” App Pulled by Apple Editors

Apple appears to have pulled the Exodus International app from the App Store following widespread outcry, but the company has not yet issued a statement.

Dream Gigs for Young Gays
March 21 2011 8:10 PM ET

Dream Gigs for Young Gays

Michelle Garcia

They're young, they have briefcases, and according to a survey of 10,000 U.S. job-seekers with less than eight years of work experience, most of the places they want to work do good by LGBT employees.

Safe as Houses
March 10 2011 5:00 AM ET

Safe as Houses

Advocate Contributors

Michael Corbett offers advice to LGBT homebuyers in his new book, Before You Buy! The Homebuyer’s Handbook for Today’s Market.

Nows the Time
February 08 2011 5:00 AM ET

Now's the Time

Rose Greene

Curiously, economic downturns can be a window of opportunity to convert your retirement savings from a traditional to a Roth IRA.

Tax Error Hurts Yales Gay Employees
January 12 2011 3:30 PM ET

Tax Error Hurts Yale's Gay Employees Editors

Employees who utilize Yale University's domestic-partner health benefits will have to double up on their taxes this year because of a payroll error related to the federal government's resistance to recognizing same-sex couples.

Gay Chicago Schools CEO Leaving
November 04 2010 7:05 PM ET

Gay Chicago Schools CEO Leaving Editors

The Chicago school system's first gay CEO has announced he's resigning.

HRC Top Rated
September 21 2010 11:55 AM ET

The Best Companies in the U.S. Editors

Cisco — Since first scoring 100% on the HRC Corporate Equality Index in 2004, Cisco has risen to the top of many diversity lists and currently ranks fifth on the International Business Equality index. Cisco also compensates employees for taxes and costs they pay on health care benefits for their same-sex partners.

Out and Equal
September 21 2010 12:55 AM ET

Out & Equal Editors

Out and Equal