State partners with BECU Foundation to expand funding and resources to historically underserved and hard-to-reach small businesses

State partners with BECU Foundation to expand funding and resources to historically underserved and hard-to-reach small businesses

OLYMPIA, Wash.- The needs of small business owners trying to recover from the pandemic are vast and varied. While many business owners have connections and resources that help them tap into government and philanthropic aid programs, significant barriers e

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Capitol Hill in 2020 - Pandemic, protests, and small businesses

Capitol Hill in 2020 - Pandemic, protests, and small businesses

For small businesses on Capitol Hill and across Seattle, two dates in 2020 symbolize the story of this oh-so-bad year: Monday, March 23, when Gov. Inslee announced a two-week shutdown of all nonessential businesses to curtail the spread of the coronavirus

COVID-19s disproportionate impact on LGBTQ people and Seattle's response

COVID-19s disproportionate impact on LGBTQ people and Seattle's response

As the United States passes the somber milestone of 300,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, it's clear that the pandemic's impacts on all aspects of life will be felt far beyond the release of a vaccine. While it's unlikely that we can have a full unde

GSBA President & CEO Louise Chernin - community activist and community leader extraordinaire - retiring after 28 years of service

GSBA President & CEO Louise Chernin - community activist and community leader extraordinaire - retiring after 28 years of service

Words from 2020 I never want to hear again: pivot, pandemic, and social-distancing. But one word that never gets old is community. Forty years ago, it was the small LGBTQ business community that launched GSBA and today it is this same community that is bu

Seattle teen named as Youth Ambassador for Human Rights Campaign

Seattle teen named as Youth Ambassador for Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign announced on Monday, December 7, that Ve'ondre Mitchell (she/her) from Seattle, Washington has been named a member of the 2021 class of HRC Foundation Youth Ambassadors, joining nine other LGBTQ advocates across the country. HRC

EQUALUX 2020, a rousing success!

EQUALUX 2020, a rousing success!

EQUALUX: A Virtual Concert for Our Scholars, successfully brought together our community across the country and as far away as Germany. I

Generations Celebration combats social isolation!

Generations Celebration combats social isolation!

This year's Generations Celebration event, presented by the Goldsen Institute's AgePride HealthyGen Center and the National LGBTQ+ Health and Longevity Center, and held on Wednesday, November 18, from 4-5pm,

Three Dollar Bill Cinema's Kathleen Mullen invited to teach Film Festival Management at universities in both the US and Canada

Three Dollar Bill Cinema's Kathleen Mullen invited to teach Film Festival Management at universities in both the US and Canada

On Tuesday, November 24, Three Dollar Bill Cinema emailed the following statement to Unite and the rest of their email subscriber list:

Seattle Pride's successful Vote with Pride launch spurs regional expansion and collaboration with Drag Out the Vote

Seattle Pride's successful Vote with Pride launch spurs regional expansion and collaboration with Drag Out the Vote

Seattle Pride and Drag Out The Vote have announced a collaboration to bring even more attention to the importance of getting out the vote among the LGBTQIA+ community.

After 28 Amazing Years, President & CEO Louise Chernin is Retiring

After 28 Amazing Years, President & CEO Louise Chernin is Retiring

A decision may be both right and difficult at the same time, which is true of my decision to retire as President & CEO of GSBA, a position I have held for nearly 19 years. It is not an overstatement to say that serving in a leadership role in GSBA has bee

Seattle Pride awards $31K to local LGBTQIA+ nonprofits as COVID-19 continues to impact community need

Seattle Pride awards $31K to local LGBTQIA+ nonprofits as COVID-19 continues to impact community need

As COVID-19 continues to impact our community, many nonprofit organizations are feeling the pinch as they struggle to keep up with the growing need and diminishing funds.

Leafly Names Yoko Miyashita as New CEO

Leafly Names Yoko Miyashita as New CEO

Cannabis information resource and commerce platform Leafly, today announced General Counsel Yoko Miyashita will lead the company as its new Chief Executive Officer