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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.

Paul Watkins once worked to criminalize homosexuality. Now he has enormous influence on how companies comply with antidiscrimination laws. 

June 24 2019 5:22 AM

The company has come a long way from the days when it was firing workers who didn't demonstrate "normal heterosexual values."

June 19 2019 8:45 PM

The misgendering and other behavior directed at Maddie Wade "were not so intolerable," the judge said in a tentative ruling.

June 17 2019 8:13 PM

Cardholders can now use their chosen name on their plastic without jumping through hoops.

June 17 2019 7:05 PM

The legislation prevents state and local governments from "punishing" businesses because of their donations to faith-based groups, including anti-LGBTQ ones.

June 11 2019 5:25 PM

A company that thinks the term "lispy queer" is not hate or harassment is a company that's lost its way, writes Brian Gaither of the Pride Foundation of Maryland.

June 11 2019 5:22 AM

The owners of JR’s Bar & Grill say they will not tolerate discrimination.

June 07 2019 3:54 PM
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