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LGBTQIA+ Businesses You Can Support on Small Business Saturday

Nov 16, 2021 | Seattle Pride

Get your shopping bags out and your buying shoes on, Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27, is almost upon us! This year we hope you will use Small Business Saturday to shop small and support your local LGTBQIA+ community at the same time.

We love small businesses, and we want to see them grow, but sometimes it’s easy to overlook the businesses that make our up community. Small Business Saturday serves as the perfect opportunity to find your new favorite local shop. Seattle is home to several Queer-run small business that can fit everyone’s shopping needs. With all the options, we know finding the right fit can be a little time consuming. Here are a few to get you started.

For the foodie: Harry’s Fine Foods. This LGBTQIA+ owned restaurant provides seasonal, farm fresh food to Capitol Hill and the surrounding areas.

For the fashion-forward shopper: Capitol Thrill offers locally designed clothes and art from emerging BIPOC and queer artists.

For the gym-rats: Foundation CrossFit will help beat your gymtimidation through a community CrossFit gym where everyone is supported in living a fit and healthy life.

For our furry friends: House of Ruff is a grooming and daycare center for dogs of all ages, sizes, and breeds.

For the budding botanist: The Plant Store offers a wide selection of all things plants, including classes and pottery.

Want to look for more options? The Intentionalist is a Seattle-based LGBTQIA+ women-run website which supports small businesses and diverse local communities. Click through to find businesses that match your small business criteria.

Small Business Day is the day following Black Friday so it’s the perfect chance to take some time to give back to businesses overlooked during the Black Friday madness. This holiday season give, back to the small businesses which contribute so much to the vibrancy of our city and our LGBTQIA+ community.