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.
Out NYC Hotel Owners Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

Out NYC Hotel Owners Hit With Discrimination Suit

Some employees of the hotel’s restaurant claim they couldn’t express their gender identity.

Out NYC Hotel Co-Owner Cut $2,700 Check to Ted Cruz

Out NYC Hotel Co-Owner Cut $2,700 Check to Ted Cruz

Ian Reisner first said the dinner he hosted for Ted Cruz was not a fundraiser, but he was just caught giving money to the candidate.

Out NYC Owner Hires Omar Sharif Jr. as Community Liaison

Out NYC Owner Hires Omar Sharif Jr. as Community Liaison

Sharif will apparently do some damage control for Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass, who've been denounced for holding an event for antigay pol Ted Cruz.

Op-ed: Credit Is Still a Chance for Quiet Discrimination

Op-ed: Credit Is Still a Chance for Quiet Discrimination

The almighty dollar runs the world, but credit discrimination among LGBTs is an oft-forgotten injustice.

Op-ed: Male-on-Male Sexual Harassment Is Real

Op-ed: Male-on-Male Sexual Harassment Is Real

This writer has a message for gay guys who aggressively proposition other men.

Out NYC Owner Defends Cruz Invitation, Blasts 'Gay Extremists'

Out NYC Owner Defends Cruz Invite, Blasts 'Gay Extremists'

Mati Weiderpass writes in the New York Observer that he did the right thing by inviting the right-wing presidential candidate to dinner, all while making a very bad comparison.

WATCH: S.C. Clubgoers Counter Homophobic Kiss-Off With Kiss-In

WATCH: S.C. Clubgoers Counter Homophobic Kiss-Off With Kiss-In

Some college students say a club in a South Carolina resort area had ejected same-sex couples for kissing — so they decided to bring a lot of same-sex kisses its way.

Denied Female Identity at Barnes & Noble, California Trans Employee Files Suit
May 08 2015 3:58 PM ET

Denied Female Identity at Barnes & Noble, Calif. Trans Woman Files Suit

Victoria Ramirez claims her managers at Barnes & Noble refused to recognize her as female, barring her from using women's facilities, female pronouns, or even discussing her transition with coworkers.

Give 'Em the Business

Give 'Em the Business

The response to Indiana’s RFRA version 1.0 was swift and decisive, and it tells a new story about corporate power and equal rights.

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