Queer to Stay Directory

The Human Rights Campaign and SHOWTIME received an incredible number of applications for our “Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative" program. 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!

Arts and Entertainment
Artist Naima Lowe | Tulsa, Oklahoma
Brooklyn Comedy Collective | Brooklyn, New York
Joe Pacheco Music | New York, New York
Out Front Theatre Company | Atlanta, Georgia
Rare Productions | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Toronto Queer Film Festival | Toronto, Ontario

Bars and Restaurants
A Boring Life | Boring, Oregon
Buddy's | Houston, Texas
Bullet | North Hollywood, California
Caffeine Underground | Brooklyn, New York
Cruisin' 7th | Phoenix, Arizona
CubbyHole | New York, New York
Eagle LA | Los Angeles, California
Either/Or | Portland Oregon
Faultline | Los Angeles, California
Ginger's Bar & Lounge | Brooklyn, New York
Gossip Grill | San Diego, California
Henrietta Hudson | New York, New York
ICONS | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Julius' | New York, New York
Kahve Coffee | New York, New York
Lambda Lounge | New York, New York
Marie's Crisis Cafe | New York, New York
MoodRing | Brooklyn, New York
Moxie | Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
OMG | San Francisco, California
Rascals Bar | Appleton, Wisconsin
Rockbar NYC | New York, New York
The Bachelor Forum | Rochester, NY
The Fireplace | Washington, D.C.
The Lipstick Lounge | Nashville, Tennessee
The Monster | New York, New York

Non-Profits
Acorn Center for Restoration and Freedom | Covington, Georgia
Eutopia Rising | New York, New York
Leather Archives & Museum | Chicago, Illinois
LGBTQ+ Allies Lake County | Painsville, Ohio
Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition | Minneapolis, Minnesota
ProjectQ | Los Angeles, California
Rockland County Pride Center | Nyack, New York
Salus Center | Lansing, Michigan
Sanctuary Palm Springs | Palm Springs, California
Soule Foundation | New York, New York
Stand with Trans | Headquartered in Michigan
Thrive Youth Center | San Antonio, Texas
Young Entertainment Activists | Los Angeles, California

Publications
The Rainbow Times | Boston, Massachusetts
Windy City Times | Chicago, Illinois
Dallas Voice | Dallas, Texas
Focus | Tennessee
QNotes | Charlotte, North Carolina
RaceBaitr | Brooklyn, New York
Seattle Gay News | Seattle, Washington
Tagg Magazine | Washington, D.C.
The Bay Area Reporter | San Francisco, California

Retailers
Enjoy The Outdoors© Natural Insect Repellent | Los Osos, California
Exit 9 Gift Emporium | Brooklyn, New York
Lekka | Dallas, Texas
Morgasm | Los Angeles, California
Red Dog Designs | Collingswood, New Jersey
Stuzo Clothing | Los Angeles, California
Charis Books & More | Decatur, Georgia
FABULOUSME | San Francisco, California
Outer Peace | Online
Queer Comic Peddler | Ypsilanti, Michigan
QuickPickleKit.com | Los Osos, California
White Rabbit | Charlotte, North Carolina

Services
Andrea C. Wasko, MBA - Business Strategist | Los Osos, California
Castro Tattoo | San Francisco, California
EconomicsofBeingaWoman.com Financial Education Seminars | Los Osos, California
Empower Financial | Online
Gay Marketing Association | Online
Handsome | Newark, New Jersey
Harlem 2020 | New York. New York
JJ | LA | Los Angeles, California
Skidmore Consulting | Orlando, Florida
Stockton Environmental Inc | Stockton, California
Sweetlime Alterations | Cleveland, Ohio
W. Millar & Co Catering | Washington, D.C.
AWG Private Chefs | Walnut Creek, California
Bloom Psychotherapy NYC | New York, New York
Cowlick | Brooklyn, New York
Get Some Joy | Online
Maya Montra Beauty | Irvine, California
Ray Rico Freelance | Memphis, Tennessee
Sex Therapy New Mexico | Albuquerque, New Mexico
Strength in Numbers | New York, New York
Thinking Cap Communication & Design | Spokane, Washington
Third Root Community Health Center | Brooklyn, New York
VideoOut | Brooklyn, New York
Well Balanced | Eugene, Oregon

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