NGLCC Celebrates Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Decision That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law

 

April 4, 2017

Washington, D.C. -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, celebrates the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal law.

NGLCC Welcomes Steve Adkins as South Chair of Affiliate Chamber Council

 

March 31, 2017

Washington, DC – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is pleased to announce Steve Adkins as the South Chair of the Affiliate Chamber Council (ACC). Adkins is the President & CEO of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the local NGLCC affiliate in Miami, FL.

NGLCC on White House’s Reversal of LGBTQ Student Protections

 

Washington, D.C. – President and Co-Founder of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Justin Nelson released the following statement today on the White House’s plans to reverse LGBT student protections in public schools:

First Ever “America’s LGBT Economy” Report Released by National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Analysis of Certified LGBT Business Enterprises demonstrates thousands of jobs created and billions added to American economy across all business sectors

 
January 18, 2017
 

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Condemns the Discriminatory “Russell Amendment” to the National Defense Authorization Act

October 27, 2016
 
 

NGLCC to Bring Record-Breaking International Business & Leadership Conference to Palm Springs in August 2016

| By Andy DiAntonio
Washington, D.C. -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, proudly announced that Palm Springs, California will host the 2016 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference. The 2016 conference is expected to convene more than 1000 LGBT and allied entrepreneurs, business owners, government & corporate representatives, and LGBT chamber leaders from across the country and around the globe.
 

NGLCC Affirmed the Business Case for Civil Unions in Italy— and It Worked!

| By Andy DiAntonio
 

Enrollment Season is Here: LGBT Small Businesses Get Covered under Health Reform

| By Courtney Mott
It’s open enrollment season once again – and that means that employers and employees all across the country are considering their new health insurance options! Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, there are many new options available, particularly for small businesses and their employees. 
  • Small employers can provide health insurance through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) and may be eligible for a tax credit towards the cost of premiums.

NGLCC Salutes the Nomination of Eric Fanning as First Openly Gay Secretary of the Army

 
September 18, 2015
 
Washington, D.C. -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, congratulates Eric Fanning on his historic nomination as the first openly gay civilian secretary of the United States Army.
 

NGLCC Remembers Julian Bond

 
"Mr. Bond’s eloquent and impassioned words and actions on behalf of the LGBT community were truly awe-inspiring. Few others have been able to reach out across communities and find the common values that ensure LGBT rights fit squarely with civil rights," said NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson. "At the recent 2015 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference we focused heavily on ‘What’s Next’ for the LGBT community.  So many of our recent triumphs and future opportunities are due in great part to the inspiring work of heroes like Julian Bond.”

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