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: 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.

Walmart Clarifies Policy on Gay 'Promposal' Cake

The Word Walmart Wouldn't Write on A Cake

The gay-straight prom pair in Nevada are enjoying their viral fame but couldn't celebrate with a special treat from Walmart — at least not with a cake that said 'gay.'

Meet the Gay Teen Who Could Be the U.K's Youngest Elected Official

This Gay Teen Hopes to Be U.K's Youngest Elected Official

As if being just 18 weren't enough of a challenge, Luke Holland of Birmingham decided to come out in the middle of his election campaign.

WATCH: Texas B&B Boots Gay Couple, Gets Banned From Airbnb

WATCH: Texas B&B Boots Gay Couple, Gets Banned From Airbnb

A Galveston woman can no longer list her bed and breakfast on the lodging site after telling two men they weren't welcome in her home.

OUT NYC Owners Call Gays 'Cheap,' 'Entitled' In Disastrous Interview

Out NYC Owners Call Gays 'Cheap,' 'Entitled' In Disastrous Interview

After hosting an event for right-wing presidential candidate Ted Cruz, the hotel owners do the opposite of damage control.

POLL: Religious Liberty Trumps LGBT Rights — Sometimes

POLL: Religious Liberty Trumps LGBT Rights — Sometimes

Respondents favor religious freedom but aren't so sure businesses should be allowed to turn LGBT customers away.

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