National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Celebrates EEOC Decision That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law

Washington, D.C. -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, applauds the ruling by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that discrimination based on sexual orientation violates existing civil rights regulations based on gender.

NGLCC Applauds NBC and Macy's for Cutting Ties with Donald Trump


Joint Statement by the Co-Founders of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Donald Trump's Comments on Immigration

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) stands with our long time organizational partner the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and applauds NBCUniversal and Macy’s for cutting ties with presidential hopeful Donald Trump over controversial comments he recently made about Mexican immigrants. 

NGLCC Calls on 114th Congress to Pass Comprehensive Fair Pay Act

All Americans should earn equal pay for equal work!

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2015—Today is National Equal Pay Day, which once again gives us the opportunity to publicly affirm our support for a comprehensive Fair Pay Act, as well as to forward the discussion of women’s economic inclusion in general.  

US Export-Import Bank Must Be Reauthorized

| By Michael Castellano
NGLCC consistently encourages its members in the LGBT business community to consider exporting as a business growth strategy and to utilize the resources offered by the United States Export-Import Bank, or the Ex-Im Bank for short. Justin Nelson NGLCC President shared, "We have been doing a series of educational workshops at our conferences over the last couple of years so LGBT business owners start to realize the opportunity in exporting… Ninety-five percent of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S.

NGLCC "Gov. Pence, Indiana's New Law is Bad for Business"

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce views the passage and signing of Indiana’s new “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” as nothing less than reprehensible. The law is morally offensive and detrimental to business climate of the Hoosier State. Laws allowing religious exemptions to discriminate are a desperate and callous backlash against the success of marriage equality and other advances for the LGBT community.    

Suze Orman Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

| 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.

2015 NGLCC Matchmaker Registration

| By Natalie Rojas

Connecting certified LGBTBEs and NGLCC Corporate Partners


LGBT Economic Advancement in Virginia

| By Andy DiAntonio


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

| By Andy DiAntonio

2015 Finacial Services Diversity Leadership Awards

Business Diversity Efforts Poised to Benefit from New Partnership between U.S. Small Business Administration and National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

LGBT Business Builder Aims to Connect SBA Resources to LGBT Business Enterprises

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 5, 2015—Recognizing the business imperative to embrace diversity, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce launched the first initiative of its kind focused on LGBT business owners.