New Jersey Assembly Committee Approves NGLCC Championed Bill to Include Certified LGBT, Disability, and Veteran Owned Businesses in State Contracting
February 14 | By Andy DiAntonio
On Monday, February 13th, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce provided expert testimony at the New Jersey State House in Trenton in support of A-3891, a bill to welcome certified LGBT, disability, and veteran owned businesses in New Jersey state contracting and procurement opportunities. The bill was approved by the Human Services Committee by a nearly unanimous vote and was applauded for providing a pro-business context for expanding equal opportunity throughout the state.
NGLCC, Out Leadership, and Freedom for All Americans Issue Joint Statement on the White House’s Retention of LGBT+ Protections
January 31 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), along with our coalition partners Out Leadership and Freedom for All Americans, is glad the Trump administration has decided to be “respectful & supportive of LGBTQ rights” by maintaining critical LGBT+ workplace protections for federal contractors.
NGLCC Decries Texas’ Anti-LGBT “Women’s Privacy Act” as an Affront to Civil Rights & Destructive to the Texas Economy
January 5 | By Andy DiAntonio
NGLCC Applauds Governor McAuliffe of Virginia For Protecting LGBT Employees & Contractors Across the Commonwealth
January 5 | By Andy DiAntonio
Washington, DC – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and our local affiliate chambers, the Richmond Business Alliance and the Hampton Roads Business Outreach are grateful to Governor Terry McAuliffe of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the signing of an Executive Order that will greatly benefit the economic and social wellbeing of the LGBT community.
December 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
Washington, D.C. – Justin Nelson, Co-Founder & President, and Chance Mitchell, Co-Founder and CEO, of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) released the following statement today on the nomination of Linda McMahon:
NGLCC Celebrates Historic First Global LGBTI Business Week and Record-Breaking National Dinner Awarding LGBT Business Success Throughout 2016
November 22 | By Andy DiAntonio
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November 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
Over 900 LGBT and allied leaders in business, policy, and advocacy convene November 18th, 2016 in Washington to honor outstanding achievements in the LGBT business community. Washington, D.C. – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has announced the outstanding leaders in the LGBT business community who will be honored on Friday, November 18th at the 2016 National Dinner Awards in Washington, DC, co-presented by IBM and Marriott International.
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Statement on the Election of Donald Trump: Keeping Our Businesses & Communities Strong
November 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
November 9, 2016 Washington, D.C. - The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has issued the following statement on the election of Donald Trump & Mike Pence on behalf of Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder & CEO Chance Mitchell: NGLCC Breaking News.png
October 27 | By Andy DiAntonio
The NGLCC/American Airlines ExtrAA Mile Award is one of the highest honors of the National Dinner Awards Gala and recognizes an LGBT or allied person, persons or organization that have gone the extra mile to support LGBT equality. Born and raised in San Francisco, Wong is the only actor ever to have received all five major New York Theater awards for a single role - namely his performance in M. Butterfly (his Broadway debut): the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Theater World Award, the Clarence Derwent Award, and the Tony Award.
October 17 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and its partners around the world join the international community in applauding the United Nations and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein for taking a firm stance against transphobia and homophobia in its recent Human Rights Report. As we know, in nearly every corner of the globe, LGBT people too often face abuse and discrimination that impede them from enjoying their basic human rights.