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Gay Billionaire, Trump Supporter Peter Thiel Gained New Zealand Citizenship in 2011

By Nick Perry | Feb 3
Silicon Valley billionaire and President Donald Trump adviser Peter Thiel was able to gain New Zealand citizenship in 2011 despite never having lived in the country.

Bossed Up Teaches Women to Balance Career and Wellness

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
Emilie Aries new career coaching business Bossed Up shows women how to find a healthy balance between their career and their personal life.

Boston Lesbian Will Teach Your Dog How to Be Wonderful

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
New to Boston from Maine, dog trainer Elsa Larsen has opened My Wonderful Dog, an Arlington-based company that offers in-home or group dog training.

Forbes: Only 7 of the World’s Billionaires are Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 11
Gains in riches have increased among women and people across the world, but according to the recent Forbes Billionaires List, only seven of the world’s 1,645 billionaires are openly gay, and five of them are American.

Out on the Street Europe: Are LGBT Rights Good for Business?

By Ed Mickens | Dec 11
The third Out on the Street Summit was held in London in mid-November, bringing together 180 companies to look at LGBTs in the financial sector and at whether what’s good for LGBT rights is also good for business.

New England’s Clark and Mark: Celebrating Two Decades of Culinary (and Personal) Glory

By Curtis M. Wong | Nov 1
For a time, it looked as though Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier would go down rather dubiously as the Susan Luccis of the New England culinary scene, despite having been praised by the legendary Julia Child, The New York Times, and Bon App├ętit.

Citibank to Internet Start-Up: ’We’re Not Homophobic!’

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 26
Citibank is seeking to counter a "homophobic" image in the wake of having frozen the account of an Internet startup, a gay social networking site, for its "objectionable content."

Major CEO: Being Outed Ruined My Career

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 9
With advanced degrees from Cambrige University, a position as CEO of a major firm, and a seat in the House of Lords (the British equivalent of the Senate), John Browne seemed a man of rare accomplishment. But his life was turned inside out when he was outed, Browne says in his new memoir, Beyond Business.

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