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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.
WATCH: This Indiana Pizzeria Won't Cater Gay Weddings
April 01 2015 5:43 PM ET

WATCH: This Indiana Pizzeria Won't Cater Gay Weddings

After owners of Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Ind., said they won't outright deny service to gay couples in their restaurant, but would never cater a same-sex wedding, the shop has temporarily closed.

Virginia Gov. Hopes to Steal Business From Indiana

Virginia Gov. Hopes to Steal Business From Indiana

Terry McAuliffe touts the Old Dominion as 'open and welcoming.'

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Apple, Levi Strauss, Microsoft, and others have signed on to a statement denouncing such legislation as 'bad for business.'

Mike Pence 'Abhors' Discrimination? His Record Shows Otherwise

Since When Does Mike Pence 'Abhor' Discrimination?

The Indiana governor claims to oppose 'discrimination' — but his definition of that word looks murky.

WATCH: Seth Meyers Takes Down Indiana's New Antigay Legislation

WATCH: Seth Meyers Takes Down Indiana's New Antigay Law

Seth Meyers does not seem to be a fan of Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Indiana Copycat Bill Sent to Arkansas Governor; Will He Sign?

Indiana Copycat Bill Sent to Arkansas Gov; Will He Sign?

The bill got final approval from state legislators today, putting the focus on Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who has previously promised to sign the legislation.

Alt-Rockers Wilco Cancel Indiana Show in Protest

Alt-Rockers Wilco Cancel Indiana Show in Protest

The Grammy Award–winners call the state's new 'religious freedom' law an 'odious measure.'

Gov. Mike Pence: 'This Is a Perception Problem'

Gov. Mike Pence: 'This Is a Perception Problem'

At a press conference this morning, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would welcome legislation to 'clarify' the intent of his state's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

These Indiana Businesses Haven't Weighed in on Discrimination
March 31 2015 4:40 PM ET

These Indiana Businesses Haven't Weighed In

A few nationally known companies have been vocal, but not every Indiana-based business has spoken out publicly about the state's new law.

Op-ed: 'Religious Discrimination' Laws Have Nothing to Do With Religion

Op-ed: 'Religious Discrimination' Laws Aren't About Religion

Julian Bond was at the forefront of the civil rights battles of the mid-20th century. He says the 'religious discrimination' bills now cropping up all over the nation are a return to the institutional intolerance of those days.

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