Explore 10 Oakland QTPOC-Owned Businesses

Throughout the years, QTPOC-owned businesses in Oakland and across the country have served as a safe space for intersectional activists, leaders, and community members. Whether you’re an Oakland local or you’re planning a trip to the Bay Area, #SpendWithPride at these 10 QTPOC-owned Oakland-area small businesses and organizations. And, be...
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10 Pride Month Gifts From LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

It’s Pride Month, and that means everyone is creating Pride merchandise and Pride Month Gifts. To encourage you to be intentional about spending your money at LGBTQ-owned businesses, we're excited to highlight 10 Pride Month gifts you can purchase from LGBTQ-owned businesses in Seattle. P.S....
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16 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses in Seattle to Support

It’s Pride Month! Already parade-bound, party-ready, and supporting great LGBTQ nonprofit organizations around town? Great! Now take a moment to #SpendLikeItMatters at LGBTQ-owned businesses in Seattle. Here are some suggestions of well-known and underappreciated LGBTQ-owned businesses to...
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15 QTPOC-Owned Businesses in Seattle

Photo credit: Tres Lecheria The modern LGBTQ rights movement owes a debt of gratitude to the leadership of Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC); notably Stormé DeLarverie, Sylvia Rivera, and Marsha P. Johnson.  During Pride Month (and all year long!) we encourage you to #SpendLikeItMatters and support QTPOC-owned businesses in your...
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Love, Seatown, Love Seattle Small Businesses

This week, head to Downtown Seattle for ‘Love, SeaTown’ block parties. Intentionalist is excited to be a part of the three-day concert and event series encouraging people to enjoy the shows, explore downtown neighborhoods, and support Main Street small businesses. Stop by the LoveSeaTown venues to pick up a $5 coupon* to use at the...
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This Mother’s Day Grandmas are in Business

Tess Thomas, the owner of Emma’s BBQ, standing with her family. (Photo: Intentionalist) To celebrate Mother’s day, we are highlighting generational greatness with these five family-focused businesses with grandmothers at the helm. Emma’s BBQ In 2016, Tess Thomas realized her...
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Celebrate Earth Month with Small Businesses

Daughter-mother duo, Berenice and Heather of Mimi's Zero Waste Market Earth Month is a great time to discover environmentally-friendly small businesses in your community. Some businesses reduce waste, through upcycling and sustainable packaging. Others are encouraging the re-use of containers and products through refillerys and resale shops....
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Woman-Owned Small Businesses in Portland, OR

Briana Thornton, owner of Aesthete Tea. (Photo: Aesthete Tea) NWSL preseason is a great opportunity to support woman-owned small businesses in Portland, Oregon. This weekend OL Reign is heading down to Providence Park to participate in a preseason tournament hosted by Portland Thorns FC. We've put together a list of woman-owned eateries,...
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