Meet your LGBTBE peers

Posted: February 2nd, 2018 | #LGBTB2B, Columns, Featured | No Comments

In our past columns, we gave you the background of the LGBTBE business certification movement, reasons to become certified, how to become certified LGBTBE, as well as other certifications, resources for success, and buzzwords to learn. This year, we plan to introduce you to those LGBTBE-certified businesses from all over the world that are “working it” to help to grow their business.

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‘Out on the Left Coast’

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Columns, News, Out of the Archives, Top Story | No Comments

By Archives Staff | Out of the Archives

Lambda Archives’ history of San Diego Pride was recently digitized by San Diego State University, under the direction of Anna Culbertson, assistant head of special collections and university archives, and Lisa Lamont, digital collections librarian. Those resources are now available to researchers and the general public on a new website,, which was unveiled on Dec. 6 with a reception in Love Library on campus.

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The challenges and successes of being certified

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | #LGBTB2B, Columns, Featured | No Comments

By Michelle Burkart

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018 where the challenge of LGBT economic opportunities continues.

For example, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which added LGBTBE certified businesses to its diversity supplier vendors list in November 2014, is still challenged with the question of how much total contract award percentage should be assigned to our community.

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