National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

August 26 | By Andy DiAntonio
Largest LGBT Economic Organization Announces First Ever Endorsement Citing Clinton’s Record on Small Business and LGBT Progress   August 26th, 2016  
 

Finalists Announced for 2016 LGBT Biz Pitch Competition

August 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
Eastside Women’s Health Center Kristina Chamberlain, CNM, ARNP, IBCLC and Jennifer Jimenez, CNM Eastside Women's Health Center offers gynecology, lactation, family building, acupuncture and massage therapy services to the community with specific focus on the LGBTQ and single parent by choice communities. We blend Eastern and Western medicine to optimize and improve health. Learn more at http://www.eastsidewomenshealth.com/.   Loud Hailer Jack Chen
 

NGLCC Launches 2016 Conference App

August 3 | By Andy DiAntonio
Revolutionize Your Conference Experience with the interactive 2016 NGLCC Conference App
 

Newest Addition to Conference...LGBTbiz Talks

August 3 | By Andy DiAntonio
Join three of America’s leading LGBT innovators in tech, research, and advertising as they explore the importance of connecting your identity and experience to your business.  Designed to help you think bigger during the 2016 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference, these speakers are guaranteed to move and inspire you to take your business—and your connections—to a higher level.  Be sure to join the conversation live during the talks using #NGLCC16 on your Conference App!   
 

NGLCC Hosts LGBT Caucus Celebration at DNC in Philly

August 3 | By Andy DiAntonio
On July 28th, the final day of the Democratic National Convention, NGLCC, in partnership with the DNC LGBT Caucus, hosted a star-studded celebration in honor of the historic Democratic nominee for President of the United States and the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Democratic National Committee to include certified LGBT-owned businesses as suppliers for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The DNC has fundamentally raised the visibility of, and opportunities for, our community's leaders and voices.
 

NGLCC Announces Melissa Etheridge as Conference Keynote

July 21 | By Andy DiAntonio
Music Legend Melissa Etheridge to Rock the 2016 NGLCC Conference NGLCC is thrilled to announce that legendary singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will perform at the 2016 International Business & Leadership Conference.  
 

Long Walk to Conference

July 21 | By
By Yolande Kwinana   In celebration of the Nelson Mandela International Day for Freedom, Justice, and Democracy on Monday, July 18, we honor the sacrifices the Nelson Mandela made for the sake of ensuring every person has their basic human rights. We are grateful for his leadership as a South African and as a world leader; the work that he did has provided organizations like NGLCC with a platform for its LGBT economic advocacy and supplier diversity initiatives in South Africa.   
 

NGLCC Thanks Affiliate Chambers & Corporate Partners for Support Following Orlando Tragedy

June 30 | By Andy DiAntonio
In the weeks since the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, this nation and, specifically, the LGBT community, have been coming to terms with what this horrendous act of violence and hatred means for our community and movement. In the face of such unbrindled violence, NGLCC has been incredibly moved by the support and solidarity with the LGBT community expressed by our affiliate chambers and corporate partners. Below is a snapshot of just some of the tributes to those lost or injured in Orlando.   
 

NGLCC Stands with Orlando Today and Always...

June 12 | By Andy DiAntonio
The NGLCC family is heartbroken by this senseless attack on our community. We mourn for those lost and in need of answers. Our national chamber network stands firmly in support of our local affiliate chamber, MBA Orlando, who is working with other central florida based LGBT organizations to keep our community informed and connected.     We appreciate the outpouring of support from allied organizations and corporate partners. We will keep them informed of any call to action to aid those affected in Orlando.   
 

Promoting Inclusion in the Rainbow Nation

May 19 | By Orain Edwards
Promoting Inclusion in the Rainbow Nation; South African Business Owner Reflects on Starting Her Own Business, Business to Business Connections, and the Importance of Perseverance! Affectionately called the “Rainbow Nation,” one could say that South Africa represents the epitome of the modern day struggle for diversity and inclusion, including the fight for LGBT equality. As Africa’s second largest economy, today, South Africa remains one of the continent’s major economic powerhouses and the only country in Africa to decriminalize discrimination based on sexual orientation through its new Constitution in 1996. 

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