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    Attend a GGBA Make Contact to Build Your Business and Personal Networks

    Attend a GGBA Make Contact to Build Your Business and Personal Networks

    The GGBA’s ongoing Make Contact series is one of the most successful Bay Area LGBTQ networking events, and is now well into its fourth decade. The events provide an opportunity…

    First Week of Spring 2023

    First Week of Spring 2023

    By Tony Archuleta-Perkins– During the first week of spring 2023, I want to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude for all of our beloved members and partners of…

    Kimberly Reyes of Kimberly Reyes Interiors

    Kimberly Reyes of Kimberly Reyes Interiors

    We recently sat down with author, international speaker, CEO, and Principal Interior Designer Kimberly Reyes of Kimberly Reyes Interiors to learn more about her business, intuitive design, and connection to…

    Jamie Bruning-Miles: President and CEO of the YMCA San Francisco

    Jamie Bruning-Miles: President and CEO of the YMCA San Francisco

    For more than 160 years, the YMCA of San Francisco has addressed the most pressing social issues of the day—whether helping immigrants adjust to life in America, providing safe spaces…

    $1.5 Million in New Grants Will Support LGBTQ+-Owned and Allied Restaurants

    $1.5 Million in New Grants Will Support LGBTQ+-Owned and Allied Restaurants

    America’s LGBTQ+-owned restaurants and bars serving food will once again find a vital lifeline this year stemming from the ongoing partnership formed by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC),…

    A Promising Partnership for 2023 and the Launch of a New Series for LGBTQ+ Businesses

    A Promising Partnership for 2023 and the Launch of a New Series for LGBTQ+ Businesses

    By Tony Archuleta-Perkins– The GGBA is excited to serve alongside our newest ICON partner, JP Morgan Chase Bank. Fellow volunteer board member Aaron Lander and I had lunch with JP…

    Hector Luevano of Abbey Carpet & Floor

    Hector Luevano of Abbey Carpet & Floor

    Quality, beautiful flooring and carpeting can transform rooms, serve as an important investment adding value to the property, and even provide safety, as those of us who have tripped on…

    GGBA Message from Leadership: Practice the Platinum Rule

    GGBA Message from Leadership: Practice the Platinum Rule

    By Nancy Geenen– It’s that time of year to pause and give thanks for all that we have. While we may count our many blessings, our community continues to be…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Jonathan Ojinaga, Owner and Operator of Azúcar Lounge

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Jonathan Ojinaga, Owner and Operator of Azúcar Lounge

    Azúcar Lounge is a premiere SoMa spot for Mezcal, cocktails, and delicious Mexican-style street snacks and entrées. Its loungelike setting with sofas and dim lighting creates a comfortable, cozy atmosphere.…

    Why Join the Bay Area’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce? And an invitation to our Holiday Party!

    By Dr. Krystal Drwencke– One common question I get asked is, “Why should I become a member of the Golden Gate Business Association, the nation’s first LGBTQ+ chamber of commerce?”…