NGLCC and the LGBT Business Community Celebrate U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

June 26 | By Andy DiAntonio
WASHINGTON, D.C.—June —, 2015—The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the business voice of the LGBT community, is elated by the Supreme Court’s ruling today for marriage equality across America; it is a momentous win for freedom, equality, and inclusion.   The justices have affirmed what a bipartisan majority of Americans have come to understand: the freedom to marry is a  constitutional right that is guaranteed to all Americans.  
 

NGLCC Praises Supreme Court for Upholding Key Provision of Affordable Care Act

June 25 | By Justin Nelson
WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 25, 2015— The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is thrilled that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans and suggests the court is responsive to the needs of all Americans.   Today’s decision is a victory for both the small business and LGBT communities. 
 

British Embassy Celebrates Capital Pride and the UK's LGBT Inclusive Economy

June 11 | By
By Deputy Head of Mission, Patrick Davies of the British Embassy    A 150-year-old British bank doesn’t immediately spring to mind as a diverse workplace. Yet while you might think the boardroom at HSBC UK would be full of stuffed shirts, Antonio Simões is working to change that, as HSBC UK’s openly gay CEO.
 

NGLCC’s Makes History with 3rd LGBT Summit of the Americas

June 10 | By Michael Castellano
Two weeks ago, NGLCC’s 3rd LGBT Summit of the Americas made history in Lima, Peru. Following the inaugural LGBT Summit of the Americas in Colombia in 2012 and last year’s summit in Mexico, NGLCC was pleased to bring the third rendition of the series to Peru’s capital city. The event not only provided an unparalleled opportunity to assemble LGBT business leaders and corporate diversity professionals from across the Americas, but also served as the public launch of NGLCC’s newest international affiliate chamber, the Peruvian GLBT Chamber of Commerce (CCGLPE).  
 

Suze Orman Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

March 26 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Suze Orman will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference.  
 

NGLCC Signs Historic Marriage Equality Amicus Brief

March 16 | By Andy DiAntonio
On March 5, a friend-of-the-court brief was filed urging the Supreme Court to support marriage equality. NGLCC is proud to once again join over 300 other businesses and local chambers in arguing for the economic benefits for marriage equality. The brief contends that, "the burden imposed by inconsistent and discriminatory state laws of having to administer complicated schemes to account for differential treatment of similarly situated employers breeds unnecessary confusion, tension, and diminished employer morale."    
 

Engaging with the Leadership of Peru’s LGBT Business Movement

March 10 | By Michael Castellano
Peru has a vibrant and thriving economy that has been growing for many years. As a partner country to the Obama administration’s proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and with a GDP of $344 billion annually, Peru presents an attractive business opportunity for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. Now, with remarkable advances and leadership within the Peruvian LGBT business community, the Andean country is ready for business with LGBT entrepreneurs.  
 

Historic Partnership between NGLCC and the U.S. Small Business Administration

February 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet visits NGLCC to mark event Last Thursday, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) entered a historic and strategic partnership intended to strengthen and support the LGBT business community.  
 

PG&E, Prudential and Wells Fargo Honored at 2015 Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards

February 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
2015 Finacial Services Diversity Leadership Awards

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