Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative

*BEING UPDATED* The Human Rights Campaign and SHOWTIME are excited to announce the 10 recipients of “Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative,” a program to support businesses that serve the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on LGBTQ people of color, women and the transgender community.

We received an incredible number of applications. While only 10 businesses were selected as funding recipients, we encourage you to also visit the below directory for additional queer-owned and queer-serving businesses that you can support!

2020 Beneficiaries

Alibi Lounge

2376 Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.
New York, NY 10030

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Amplio Fitness

205450 Center Ridge Rd.
Suite 142
Rocky Rover, OH 44116

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blush & blu

1526 E Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80218

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Doyenne

1810 Galleria Blvd.
Suite 212
Charlotte, NC 28270

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El Rio

3158 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

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Freed Bodyworks

1337 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003

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Herz

4070 Government Blvd.
Mobile, AL 36695

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My Sister's Room

84 12th St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Pearl Bar

4216 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007

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Salon Benders

957 East. 4th St.
Long Beach, CA 90802

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We encourage you to visit our directory of businesses that applied for funding in 2020. HRC and Showtime are proud to draw attention to these important businesses serving the LGBTQ community.

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