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Houston Business Journal: Op-ed: Stonewall paved the way for Houston's LGBTQ community (June 2019)

InnovationMap: Houston Business Leader on the Importance of Engaging the LGBTQ community (June 2019)

OutSmart Magazine: New LGBTQ Coalition Seeks to Hold Politicians Accountable (June 2019)

BEQ Magazine: Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce scores big for local businesses (March 2019)

OutSmart Magazine: Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce Unite (March 2019)

Houston Business Journal: Yes, Texas LGBT business leaders advocate for social issues, but focus just as much on economic ones (February 2019)

Houston Business Journal: LGBT business groups link up with state lawmakers to push for greater protections in Texas (February 2019)

Dallas Voice: Texas LGBT Chambers form coalition (February 2019)

OUTINSA: Four Texas LGBT Chambers of Commerce Join Forces to Advocate for Equality (February 2019)

OutSmart Magazine: Author Mark David Gibson Brings "Living Authentically" Discourse to Houston (January 2019)

KPRC2: 'It's an Act of Hate': Police Investing defacement of Houston's Pride Wall. (November 2018)

Houston Business Journal: Op-ed: Supreme Court ruling isn't the end of the religious freedom in business debate (June 2018) 

Houston Business Journal: Houston companies make some strides in LGBTQ equality, but still lag behind other cities (June 2018) 

Houston Public Media: LGBT and immigration activists from Houston go to Austin to criticize SB4 and SB6 (March 2017) 

Houston Chronicle: LGBT chamber, small business agency form partnership (September 2016) 

Houston Business Journal:  New Houston LGBT chamber of commerce forms (February 2016)

Monthly Newsletters

August 2019 - New Corporate Partner, Member Spotlights

July 2019 - Inaugural Education Series, member gets special recognition

June 2019 - Celebrating Pride, Upcoming Events & More!

May 2019 - Pride in Business, LGBTBE® certification

April 2019 - NGLCC Conference Registration, United Leading the Way

March 2019 - Chamber 3rd Anniversary, New Strategic Partnerships

February 2019 - Texas LGBT Chambers of Commerce Unite, Welcome Jonathan Marrs

January 2019 - Special event with Mark David Gibson, Regions Bank ribbon cutting

December 2018 - New Silver Corporate Partner Comcast, happy holidays

November 2018- New Chamber site, sponsorship opportunities and more

October 2018- Chamber Board Chair transition, SBA Strategic Partnership

September 2018- UH Small Biz Development Workshops, Entrepreneurial Bootcamp

August 2018 - Thank you to corporate partners, member gets special recognition

July 2018 - Prepare for natural disasters and countdown to conference

June 2018 - Pride in Business, Pride calendar and more

April 2018 - NGLCC mentorship, Contemporary Relationships Conference

March 2018 - NGLCC Early Bird rates, Facebook workshops

February 2018 - Women's Business Workshop and Philly bound

January 2018- Value of the gay dollar and recent event photos

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5/3/2019
We stand shoulder to shoulder with our 1,000+ business members and other business organizations from around the state.
3/6/2019
The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce has forged a collaborative agreement with The Woodlands Pride that will serve the interests of both organizations.
2/28/2019
According to the agreement, the Chamber and HCC are “joined by a common mission: helping start, maintain and expand small businesses.”
2/6/2019
In a blow to the state’s economic prosperity, Texas receives the worst rating in the new State Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute.
10/10/2018
Gary Wood to step down as Chair, Tammi Wallace to assume position in January 2019.
8/11/2018
"The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce is deeply disappointed by the actions of the El Tiempo restaurant chain on Friday after a visit at one of their locations from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
9/6/2017
The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce denounces the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which has provided hope for many young people seeking to live free and openly in this country.
7/13/2017
Along with our partner, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), we call on the Texas Legislature to abandon anti-LGBT legislation and get back to supporting business and growing our economy.
5/8/2017
Along with our partners we recognize SB6, the “Texas Privacy Act” as nothing more than legislated discrimination against the transgender community.
3/20/2017
The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its first anniversary and marking significant achievements in its first full year.
2/5/2017
As Houston prepares to host the Super Bowl, at least six local LGBT-owned businesses are reaping the rewards of Houston hosting the big game, thanks to a new chamber of commerce and the NFL’s commitment to diversity.
2/24/2016
A group of local business leaders have launched a new chamber of commerce in Houston aimed at increasing economic opportunity for LGBT-owned area businesses.

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