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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.
Maryland DJ Allegedly Discriminated Against Gay Men
June 16 2015 8:33 AM ET

Complaint Filed: DJ Won't Spin Tunes for Gays

The owner of the business claims a religious objection and says he was unaware of the state's antidiscrimination law, on the books for 14 years.

World Bank Reportedly Demotes LGBT Leader

World Bank Reportedly Demotes LGBT Leader

The man, formerly in charge of the international lender’s LGBT employee group, claims he was retaliated against for whistle-blowing.

Arizona Bar Manager Apologizes to Trans Woman For Kicking Her Out

Bar Manager Apologizes to Trans Woman, After Kicking Her Out

A transgender woman in Tempe, Arizona, was kicked out of a bar, after being told by a bartender that they "don't serve your kind around here."

House Democrats Deny Obama Deal to Create Global Trade Pact

Democrats Defy Obama, Block 'Antigay' Trade Pact

House Democrats rebuffed a direct personal appeal by President Obama for his controversial trade deal that would align the U.S. with Malaysia and Brunei.

W Hotels' Turn It Up for Change Supports HRC, Marriage Equality

W Hotels' Turn It Up for Change Supports HRC, Marriage Equality

The iconic brand joins forces with the HRC and Jennifer Hudson to end discrimination.

Franklin Graham Defends Wells Fargo Boycott, Says Bank Advocated Antibiblical 'Lifestyle'

Evangelist Franklin Graham Defends Antigay Boycott

Graham is also among the signatories to a new ad pledging to defy a pro-marriage equality ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

10 Companies That Went Over the Rainbow for Pride Month

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These 10 businesses caught our attention with their clever campaigns in support of LGBT consumers. 

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Thu Jun 11, 2015
WATCH: Franklin Graham's LGBT-Friendly Biz Boycott Backfires, and Rachel Maddow Loves It

Watch Rachel Maddow Relish Busted Antigay Boycott 

Rachel Maddow is glad to report that evangelist Franklin Graham traded one gay-friendly bank for an even gay-friendlier one.

10 Companies That Went Over the Rainbow for Pride Month

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Wed Jun 10, 2015
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