Pride Month 2021: Small Business, Big Pride

It's no secret that as a social enterprise founded by a queer Asian woman, we look forward to Pride Month every year. Pride Month is celebrated to commemorate the Stonewall uprising in 1969, which is acknowledged as a catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States. LGBTQ-owned small businesses have long served as a safe and welcoming space...
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In-TEN-tionalist Guide to Black Owned Businesses in Los Angeles

To celebrate Black History Month, we’re encouraging people across the country to #SpendLikeItMatters at Black-owned businesses in their communities. Last year, you helped us grow our database in Southern California, and we wanted to share 10 of our favorite Black owned businesses in Los...
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Have Fun and Feel Good Getting Dressed at sandylew

We have to get dressed every day. Why not have a good time doing it? That is the guiding philosophy behind Downtown Seattle’s eclectic women’s clothing boutique sandylew. The creative force behind the 1st Avenue shop is lifelong artist Sandy Lew-Hailer. She opened her boutique in...
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Doner Box: Bringing German-Turkish Fusion to Seattle

When Vaness Vu moved to Seattle from the Czech Republic 11 years ago, she wasn’t able to find authentic German-style Doner kebabs, a German street food with spitted meat, fresh vegetables, and flatbread. A plate of Doner kebab meat and sides. (Photo: Doner Box) With a background in...
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Introducing Intentionalist’s Membership Community

We are excited to invite you to join Intentionalist’s Membership Community. Through the years, you have asked how you can more intentionally support Intentionalist and contribute to the much-needed wind in our #SpendLikeItMatters sails. Now you can, by joining Intentionalist’s...
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