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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Business Spotlight: Queen Anne Beerhall

Meet Gary Szeredy, the co-owner of Queen Anne Beerhall in Seattle, WA. When Gary and co-owner Justin Andrews took over Queen Anne Beerhall in 2020 he brought his own Northwest spin to the business, which was originally inspired by a beer hall in Czech Republic. Learn more about Gary and Queen Anne Beerhall in this week’s Business Spotlight...
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Business Spotlight: SugarPill

Meet Karyn Schwartz, the owner of SugarPill in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Karyn is a herbalist and homeopath and her passion for natural medicine is evident in her large selection of medicinal house blends and herbs. The modern apothecary also carries artisanal foods, rare chocolates, and gourmet salts. Get to know...
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Business Spotlight: The Sports Bra

Meet Jenny Nguyen, the owner of The Sports Bra in Portland, OR. Tired of not seeing any women’s sports at sports bars, Jenny opened The Sports Bra showing exclusively women’s sports to empower women on and off the field. Additionally, Jenny’s bar is kid-friendly because she believes all kids should be able to see equity in sports...
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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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Support LGBTQ-Owned Businesses One Cup of Coffee at a Time

This Pride Month, check out the Drink With Pride voucher booklet - a great way to explore and support eight LGBTQ-owned businesses one cup of coffee at at time! Sponsored by Fulcrum Coffee and Business Impact NW, each booklet includes a voucher for a beverage at coffee shops and cafes...
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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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Pride Month 2022: Spend With Pride

Discover new LGBTQ-owned small businesses, show up for your favorites, and #SpendLikeItMatters as part of your Pride Month 2022 celebration! Throughout queer history in the United States, LGBTQ-owned businesses have served as safe spaces, gathering places for activists, and a way for Queer people to connect with their community.  After...
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