Biz Ptich

Is Your Business the Next Best Thing?

Enter NGLCC's LGBT Biz Pitch Competition!

LGBT Biz Pitch, NGLCC's entrepreneurial business pitch competition, is back and better than ever! With $50,000 in cash and prizes on the line, finalists will take the stage in front of hundreds at the 2018 International Business & Leadership Conference in Philadelphia to pitch their business plans and secure funding to take their business to the next level.

International Women's Day


Join EY and other corporate partners who are asking groups to step forward and share best practices to help drive gender parity. They’re asking groups to answer one big important question: How did you champion International Women’s Day 2018 in a meaningful way that inspired others to #PressforProgress and help forge gender parity?
To learn more about this campaign and how to take action, please visit here.
Submission entry date opened March 8, 2018 and will close April 30, 2018 - winner announced July 2018.

Non-Profit Spotlight

National Center for Lesbian Rights

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in 1977.

Woman Spotlight


ClexaCon took the twittersphere by storm in 2017. Seemingly coming out of nowhere and startling LGBTQ+ marketing trend watchers. Clexacon achieved what many have been challenged by for years – they reached the women of the LGBT community. For the first-time leveraging technology to bring CIS, Bi, Trans, Queer women, gender non-binary people together to celebrate community, improve visibility and increase opportunities in the media industry.

The Year of the Dog

Supporting LGBT People in China

On February 16, the majority of China’s 1.3 billion people marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year. During this time, hundreds of millions returned home to spend time with their families during the largest human migration in the world. For many younger Chinese people, they likely faced unrelenting questions, such as: “When are you getting married?” or “When are you going to have children?” These family and social pressures are particularly tough for LGBT people in China.

From the Courts to the Marketplace

Interview with Costa Rican Vice President

On January 9, 2018, in San José, Costa Rica, there was a clear legal win for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Latin American and the Caribbean. On that day, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights adopted an Advisory Opinion regarding sexual orientation and gender identity, impacting Costa Rica as well as 20 other countries who ratified the American Convention on Human Rights.
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