NGLCC Congratulates India’s Diverse Chamber of Commerce on Helping to End Section 377

September 6, 2018

In a landmark verdict announced this morning, the Supreme Court of India again struck down Section 377, a colonial-era law that criminalizes same-sex acts and makes them punishable by up to ten years in prison. This decriminalization of same-sex activity is being hailed as a huge step forward for LGBTI activists in India and many hope that it will continue to advance the burgeoning rights and inclusion of Indian LGBTI people.

NGLCC Announces 2018 Chamber Excellence Awards & Wells Fargo Development Grant Winners

August 21, 2018
Washington, D.C. – The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, recognized excellence in local chambers on August 16 at the 2018 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. Commendations were awarded for Excellence in Programming and Community Impact.

NGLCC Supports Move Toward LGBT Inclusion in Census

August 1, 2018

Reps. Murphy, Ros-Lehtinen, and Pocan Honor LGBT Job Creators During Pride Month


June 26, 2018

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and Mark Pocan, D-Wis., today introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurs and small business owners to our nation’s economy.  Murphy, Ros-Lehtinen, and Pocan introduced the resolution in honor of LGBT Pride Month, which takes place each June and celebrates the LGBT community in the United States and around the world.

NGLCC Decries SCOTUS Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling, Will Continue Asserting American Businesses Must Not Use Religion Against the LGBT Community


June 4, 2018

NGLCC Statement on Return of SBA LGBT Resources Page


May 16, 2018

NGLCC Statement on SBA's Deletion of LGBT Resources


May 10, 2018

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has issued a statement in response to the letter composed by Rep. Yvette Clarke and House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez to the Small Business Administration (SBA), pressing the agency on why it has deleted online resources that previously existed to assist LGBT entrepreneurs.   The statement is attributed to NGLCC Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell:

Historic Research Partnership to be Signed by the Organization of American States and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

NGLCC Founder and Co-President Justin Nelson (far right) and NGLCC Global Director Phil Crehan (third from right) pose with OAS representatives and speakers at the Organization of American States Hall of the Americas at NGLCC's 2017 Global LGBTI Business Week.

2018 “Best-of-the-Best” Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC)

April 18, 2018

Washington, DC – The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the third annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.