Supplier in the Spotlight: Think Transition Inc.

November 17 | By James Gleason
How does your business create inclusive environments for transgender or transitioning people? If you're struggling to come up with an answer, you may want to get in touch with Danny Terrero of Think Transition Inc., which helps businesses welcome and support transgender and gender non-conforming employees.
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Frye, Benavidez & O'Neil

November 13 | By James Gleason
Phyllis Frye has led the way for the transgender movement over the past four decades, earning her the nickname of the "Grandmother" of the transgender movement. Nationally recognized for her work in promoting transgender issues, Phyllis continues her advocacy through her work at Frye, Benavidez and O’Neil, PLLC, and takes exclusively transgender clients, guiding them through the Texas court system to change their names and genders on legal documents. Frye, Benavidez & O'Neil in the Spotlight:
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Forbrich & Associates

November 8 | By James Gleason
Comprehensive technology support is the backbone of many organizations, providing a framework for employees to conduct business and protecting the business from an array of risks. LGBTBE Forbrich & Associates provides a variety of personalized services for business to operate comfortably, knowing that their technology needs are being met. We chat with founder Chris Forbrich about starting his business. Forbrich & Associates in the Spotlight
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Ori.ai

November 7 | By James Gleason
Making sure that patients have access to healthcare is no easy task, but it's one that is becoming increasingly important in today's medical community. LGBTBE Ori.ai, founded by co-founders Seth Halpern and Brett Westphal, is using AI to modernize the process of finding patients and helping patients connect with the care they need. Ori.ai in the Spotlight
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Zippy Dogs

June 27 | By Jonathan Lovitz
Elise Lindborg and Kelli Henderson started ZippyDogs in June of 2000 with the mission to create cost-effective promotional products and creative branding material for businesses. With a drive for marketing, along with an experienced team of passionate leaders to back it up, ZippyDogs has been creating thoughtful branding for almost two decades.
 

VOTE NOW: LGBT BIZ PITCH Semi-Finalists Need Your Vote!

June 6 | By Jonathan Lovitz
You can help us decide which of these amazing LGBT-owned companies moves on to the final round of conception at the 2017 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference. Get to know our 15 semi-finalists, then VOTE & SHARE! See you in Las Vegas, August 1 -4! Register today at www.nglcc.org/nglcc17 #NGLCC17 MEET OUR 15 LGBT BIZ PITCH SEMI-FINALISTS: http://bit.ly/2qYaS7Y CLICK HERE TO VOTE:  http://bit.ly/2sd7Zjz
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Socio

May 4 | By Jonathan Lovitz
Jeremy Bellman and Gonzo Araya created Socio to help sourcing professionals, their stakeholders, and suppliers work together as partners – an expression of the passion they have for helping people work better together.  
 

Finalists Announced for 2016 LGBT Biz Pitch Competition

August 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
Eastside Women’s Health Center Kristina Chamberlain, CNM, ARNP, IBCLC and Jennifer Jimenez, CNM Eastside Women's Health Center offers gynecology, lactation, family building, acupuncture and massage therapy services to the community with specific focus on the LGBTQ and single parent by choice communities. We blend Eastern and Western medicine to optimize and improve health. Learn more at http://www.eastsidewomenshealth.com/.   Loud Hailer Jack Chen
 

Promoting Inclusion in the Rainbow Nation

May 19 | By Orain Edwards
Promoting Inclusion in the Rainbow Nation; South African Business Owner Reflects on Starting Her Own Business, Business to Business Connections, and the Importance of Perseverance! Affectionately called the “Rainbow Nation,” one could say that South Africa represents the epitome of the modern day struggle for diversity and inclusion, including the fight for LGBT equality. As Africa’s second largest economy, today, South Africa remains one of the continent’s major economic powerhouses and the only country in Africa to decriminalize discrimination based on sexual orientation through its new Constitution in 1996. 
 

Diversity Fulfillment Services: Success Following AB1678

January 11 | By Brent Stewart
In September 2014, NGLCC helped pass AB1678, which opened up many opportunities for certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs). The law mandates that utilities companies doing business in the state of California report the amount of diverse spend they have with LGBTBEs. For Duane Thierry from Diversity Fulfillment Services, this has resulted in new business.   

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