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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.
World Economic Forum to Spotlight LGBT Rights
January 20 2014 3:55 PM ET

World Economic Forum to Spotlight LGBT Rights

Sunnivie Brydum

Megadonors Paul Singer and Dan Loeb plan to use the annual World Economic Forum to spark a discussion about LGBT rights.

Bakery Loses Fight in Strange Case of Refusing Lesbian Wedding Cake
January 19 2014 7:06 PM ET

Bakery Loses Fight to Keep Strange Wedding Cake Policy

Lucas Grindley

In one of the weirder cases of same-sex couples being refused service for their weddings, an Oregon bakery has come out the loser.

January 16 2014 1:45 PM ET

Au Bon Pain Says Wi-Fi Provider Blocked LGBT Sites

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WATCH: Pro-Gay Vandals Strike Tenn. Chick-fil-A
January 15 2014 2:38 PM ET

WATCH: Pro-Gay Vandals Strike Tenn. Chick-fil-A

Sunnivie Brydum

A Chick-fil-A restaurant in Cookeville, Tenn., was spray-painted last week with a message reading 'God Loves Fags and Chicken!'

California Caterer Refuses to Serve Gay Wedding Over 'Christian Beliefs'
January 08 2014 6:00 AM ET

Caterer Refuses to Serve Gay Wedding Over 'Christian Beliefs'

Daniel Reynolds

Although marriage equality has been restored in California, the denial of wedding services to same-sex couples may still be legal.

Lockheed Martin Cuts Off Money to Antigay Boy Scouts
December 21 2013 2:10 PM ET

Lockheed Martin Cuts Off Money to Antigay Boy Scouts

Neal Broverman

The Boy Scouts continue to face repercussions for holding on to their ban on out leaders.

The Financial Effects of DOMA:  Filing Taxes
December 10 2013 6:56 PM ET

The Financial Effects of DOMA: Filing Taxes

Advocate.com Editors

In the aftermath of the DOMA decisions this past summer, LGBT couples across the country have been left bombarded with information about what this all really means. In this episode, we’ll focus on income taxes and how these recent decisions will truly impact a married LGBT couple.

Employee Benefits in the wake of DOMA’s Overturn
December 10 2013 6:38 PM ET

Examining Employee Benefits in the Wake of DOMA’s Overturn

Advocate.com Editors

In this episode, we’ll be addressing some of the employee benefit changes that may come into play following the Supreme Court DOMA decision this past summer.

13 Classic Companies Top HRC's New Corporate Equality Index
December 09 2013 4:49 PM ET

America's Best Places to Work, According to HRC

Sunnivie Brydum

More than 300 corporations earned perfect scores on this year's CEI, including 13 of the top 20 Fortune 500 companies.

Virginia Bars Married Same-Sex Couples From Filing Taxes Jointly
December 03 2013 5:02 PM ET December 06 2013 5:02 PM ET

Virginia Bars Married Same-Sex Couples From Filing Taxes Jointly

Daniel Reynolds

After consulting with the office of outgoing attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia will not follow the IRS policy of allowing married same-sex couples to file state taxes jointly.

Where to Never Shop This Holiday Season
December 02 2013 7:00 AM ET

Holiday Guide: Shop Here, Not There

Advocate.com Editors

Which companies support LGBT people and which ones don't?

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