LGBT History: The Lavender Scare

October 3 | By James Gleason
Interrogations of one’s sexuality became commonplace in the 1950s and 1960s’ federal workplace. Questions like “Do you identify as a homosexual or have you ever had same-sex sexual relations?” were commonplace as employers attempted to root out LGBT employees. This period of time is often known as the Lavender Scare—the interrogation and firing of LGBT-identifying civil servants.
 

NGLCC Certifies 1000 LGBTBEs!

September 25 | By James Gleason
We've done it! After 15 years of NGLCC advocating for LGBT business owners and guiding the largest companies in the world towards more inclusive supplier diversity, we've hit one of our biggest milestones yet: 1000 certified LGBT Business Enterprises® (LGBTBEs).
 

NGLCC Partners Donate $150M+ To Hurricane Harvey, Irma Relief

September 25 | By James Gleason
We’re proud to be supported by corporate partners who are willing to step up and support the causes they care about. We’ve seen time and time again their support for the LGBT business community and the LGBT community at large, but after the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we’d like to take a moment to appreciate the contributions our partners have made towards relief efforts.
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Double Tall Consulting

September 22 | By James Gleason
Often organizations need a guiding hand in beginning their journeys to becoming more inclusive. Luckily, someone like Jen O'Ryan of Double Tall Consulting is able to guide them through the process and help them thrive as an inclusive organization. NGLCC asked Jen a few questions about her journey in consulting and being a bisexual entrepreneur. Double Tall Consulting in the Spotlight:
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Michael Albany Photography

September 20 | By James Gleason
A picture is worth a thousand words, but capturing the right image is often easier said than done. Michael Albany has been a photographer for over 15 years and is trained to capture the perfect moment to communicate the desired message. NGLCC asked Michael a few questions about his business, his LGBTBE Michael Albany Photography, and his artistic process.   Michael Albany Photography in the Spotlight:
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Stanton Ventures

September 20 | By James Gleason
Data can be tricky to master, but in the right hands, it can propel your business to the next level. Alison Stanton of Stanton Ventures is a data whiz who can turn data into solutions. We sit down with her to discuss her LGBTBE, Stanton Ventures.  Stanton Ventures in the Spotlight:
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: ARVELO Architecture + Design

September 16 | By James Gleason
Creating beautiful spaces merges science, art, and precision in equal measures. Ruperto Arvelo of Arvelo Architecture + Design has made capturing that balance his life's work. NGLCC joins Rupert to ask him about his lifelong passion for architecture and his LGBTBE, ARVELO architecture + design, pllc.  ARVELO architecture + design in the Spotlight

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