CGLCC Emphasizes the Importance of Supporting 2SLGBTQI+-Owned Businesses Beyond Pride Season

Canada's 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) is calling on Canadians to support queer and trans-owned businesses not only during Pride season, but year-round. CGLCC is encouraging Canadians to take this month to become aware of the barriers these organizations and entrepreneurs continually face and how the impact extends to the national economy and their local communities. Stats Canada says that over 99 per cent of Canadian businesses are small and medium sized. A 2021 study by CGLCC and Deloitte estimated that 8 per cent of them are 2SLGBTQI+ owned and operated, representing over 100,000 businesses in Canada. They generate over $22 billion in economic activity. "2SLGBTQI+-owned businesses have a larger impact on the Canadian economy than many people realize, so supporting them benefits...

The post CGLCC Emphasizes the Importance of Supporting 2SLGBTQI+-Owned Businesses Beyond Pride Season appeared first on Gay LGBTQ Media and Press Network.

NIVEA & PFlag Canada Enter 3rd Year of Partnership, With Even Bigger Plans to Empower 2SLGBTQIA+

NIVEA extends its donation initiative from June to August 2024 with its match up pledges, towards PFlag Canada's efforts to support 2SLGBTQIA+ communities 2024 marks the third year in a row where NIVEA will be supporting PFlag Canada, in their mission to empower 2SLGBTQIA+ youth who attend Camp Rainbow Phoenix; a youth leadership camp that focuses on nurturing the leadership potential and personal resiliency of the campers to help them become agents of positive social change in their schools, families, and communities. In the previous 2 years of this partnership, NIVEA's contributions have seen...

The post NIVEA & PFlag Canada Enter 3rd Year of Partnership, With Even Bigger Plans to Empower 2SLGBTQIA+ appeared first on Gay LGBTQ Media and Press Network.

H&M Celebrates Pride Across the Americas

Today, H&M reaffirms its year-round dedication to the LGBTQIA+ community with the relaunch of its "My Chosen Family" campaign, which focuses on the concept of non-biological families that play an essential role for many people in the LGBTQIA+ community. Additionally, as Pride celebrations unfold across the Americas this June, H&M stands at the forefront with a series of initiatives and support spanning the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador.  The brand will also feature prominently in the Pride marches of cities like New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Mexico City, Bogotá and Quito. "For H&M, Pride is something we celebrate and endorse 365 days a year, but in...

The post H&M Celebrates Pride Across the Americas appeared first on Gay LGBTQ Media and Press Network.

CCM Hockey collaborates with Erin Ambrose to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride

CCM Hockey, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of hockey equipment, is proud to launch a limited-edition line of Pride inspired apparel in collaboration with Erin Ambrose of PWHL Montreal. The CCM x EA23 Pride Collection was designed by PWHL Defender of the Year Nominee Erin Ambrose to celebrate the pride she has in being part of the...

The post CCM Hockey collaborates with Erin Ambrose to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride appeared first on Gay LGBTQ Media and Press Network.

Message from the Governor General on Pride Month

As we celebrate Pride Month, we come together to honour the resilient, vibrant and diverse identities of the 2SLGBTQI+ community. Pride Month is also a time to reflect on the progress we have made towards equality, to recognize the challenges that remain, and to reaffirm our commitment to fostering a...

The post Message from the Governor General on Pride Month appeared first on Gay LGBTQ Media and Press Network.