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And The LGBT Community's Best-Perceived Brands Are...

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Internet giant Amazon is the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's best-perceived brand for 2015, a new survey has revealed. Th...

So Let Me Get This Straight...

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?

This Custom T-Shirt Company Just Made An Amazing Move In The Face Of Homophobia

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One company just made an incredible display of solidarity with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the face of blatant homo...

Here Are 44 LGBT-Friendly Companies You Could Support This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The holiday season is officially here and with it comes one of America's favorite pastimes: engaging in unbridled consumerism. But what are the values...

The Most LGBT-Friendly Travel Companies

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

By recognizing and advocating for employee diversity, and by welcoming LGBT guests with open arms, these companies are responsible for making travel in America more inclusive.

The LGBT Community's Top Brand Of 2014 Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A major U.S. retail chain has nabbed the top spot when it comes to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's best-perceived brands...

Stop Thinking Gay! 7 Ways to Market to Today's LGBT Travelers

Mark Chesnut | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Gay travelers feel more comfortable than ever with their straight counterparts, and vice versa. If you're a gay-specific business, you might already be expanding your strategy to include the mainstream straight market.

3 Ways to Make Your Trip Gay -- Even If You're Straight

Mark Chesnut | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Mexico City's gay pride parade is a colorful event where all are welcome. In my last post, I highlighted 5 reasons why gay trave...

Why Gay Travel Is Great for Straight People

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Society is more integrated than ever. Gay people are more openly participating in so-called "mainstream" culture. And straight travelers have changed too. Heterosexual people are checking into gay-owned bed-and-breakfast hotels

The Loyalty Economy

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

For LGBT folks, a local protest like mine and global protests like those against Barilla and Russian vodka brands are not petty affairs. We want our dollars to go to companies that do good by us. For the LGBT community, the "loyalty economy" will always trump the "'thank you' economy."

The 7 Most Surprising Gay-Friendly Companies

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Amanda Chatel for In a move that's quite shocking, considering their history with ripping off their employees in one way or anoth...

The Top LGBT Brands Revealed

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusive brands, technology and entertainment rule the roost, according to a new surve...

A New Theory That Could Truly Create Change For LGBT People

Travis Lowry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Travis Lowry

If we can show businesses that equality pays and that homophobia hurts not only their reputation but their pocketbook, we can elicit change. And as businesses change their ways, they will interact with more LGBT people, and they will learn that LGBT people are just like everyone else.

How To Make Your Wedding Business More Gay-Friendly

Kirsten Palladino | Posted 02.09.2013 | Weddings
Kirsten Palladino

One of the questions I get asked at most any function I speak at is: "how can I make my wedding business more gay-friendly?"

Android, iPhone, Disney And Target Among Top 20 LGBT Brands: Report

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

What do Androids, Target and the Walt Disney World resort all have in common? They are three of America's "best-perceived" brands by the country's les...

Out In The Workplace? Some U.S. Industries Are Setting An Example

Kyle Knight | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kyle Knight

More and more, successful firms are realizing the value of having LGBT-friendly environments -- as the politically and strategically correct thing to do. Such companies have made strides in understanding and addressing the underlying dynamics.