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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.
Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples
April 29 2014 12:24 PM ET

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

After consulting with the statewide equality organization, Mint Springs Farm near Nashville, Tenn., decided that it will allow same-sex couples to host weddings and commitment ceremonies on its grounds.

Op-ed: The Unlimited-Starbucks Budget
April 29 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The Unlimited-Starbucks Budget

David Rae

Reaching financial independence shouldn't mean having to skip your favorite Starbucks drink.

WATCH: Sprint Sends Customer Email to 'Gay Sissyboy'
April 16 2014 1:42 PM ET

WATCH: Sprint Sends Customer Email to 'Gay Sissyboy'

Sunnivie Brydum

The telecommunications company acknowledged its error, and apologized for sending an email addressed to 'Sissyboy Kelvin Gay Matthews.'

Cleveland Cabbies Refuse to Drive Gay Games Taxis
April 15 2014 1:39 PM ET

Cleveland Cabbies Refuse to Drive Gay Games Taxis

Michelle Garcia

A handful of taxi drivers say their religious beliefs are the reason they don't want to drive cabs with Gay Games ads.

April 14 2014 5:03 PM ET

Mozilla Names Interim CEO

Huckabee, Perkins Slam Chick-fil-A CEO Over Marriage Backtrack
April 14 2014 1:01 PM ET

WATCH: Huckabee, Perkins Slam Chick-fil-A CEO 

Michelle Garcia

Two conservative figures say that conservative business leaders like Dan Cathy are being bullied into being silent on their political leanings.

OKCupid CEO Apologizes for Supporting Antigay Candidate
April 08 2014 4:29 PM ET

OKCupid CEO Sorry for Supporting Antigay Lawmaker

Sunnivie Brydum

Sam Yagan apologized for donating to a candidate with antigay views, but said that decade-old donation doesn't compare to former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich's support of Proposition 8.

Homophobes Drop Firefox in Protest of Mozilla CEO Ouster
April 07 2014 12:49 PM ET

Homophobes Drop Mozilla's Firefox in Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

A staggering 86 percent of the comments on Mozilla's Firefox Input feedback forum are negative, citing Brendan Eich's ouster as CEO as proof that the progressive company is intolerant.

Right Wing Rushes to Former Mozilla CEO's Defense
April 05 2014 12:49 PM ET

Right Wing Rushes to Former Mozilla CEO's Defense

Sunnivie Brydum

Two days after Brendan Eich resigned from his brief tenure as CEO of Mozilla, right-wing pundits eagerly claimed that the ouster was symbolic of the radical, anti-Christian homosexual agenda.

Was Mozilla CEO’s Ouster Overreach by Activists?
April 04 2014 4:59 PM ET

Was Mozilla CEO’s Ouster Overreach by Activists?

Sunnivie Brydum

With Brendan Eich resigning as CEO of Mozilla after just 10 days following outrage over his personal opposition to marriage equality, the blogosphere wonders whether this sets a dangerous precedent.

Honey Maid Creates Brilliant Response to Haters of Gay-Inclusive Ad
April 04 2014 12:42 PM ET

WATCH: Honey Maid's Brilliant Reply to Antigay Haters

Jase Peeples

After receiving messages from homophobes who blasted Honey Maid for including gay families in its new ad campaign, the graham cracker brand responded with a brilliant video.

BREAKING: Mozilla CEO Resigns
April 03 2014 2:18 PM ET April 03 2014 6:08 PM ET

Mozilla CEO Resigns

Sunnivie Brydum

Brendan Eich steps down as CEO of Mozilla after complaints that his antigay views were untenable to a progressive organization.

OKCupid Unblocks Firefox
April 03 2014 1:54 PM ET

OKCupid Unblocks Firefox

Sunnivie Brydum

OKCupid took down its protest of Firefox Wednesday, and activists are left wondering what happened.

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