Queer/LGBTQ+ Business Showcase and Community Event

  • NY

This event is a gathering centered around community building, queer joy, and recognition of LGBTQ+-owned businesses.

About this event

This event is hosted by LJ Vogel, a 2021 Gay City News Impact Awards Honoree and openly-transgender financial services professional.

Who will be there?

Taylor Marie: A Somatica Trained Intimacy and Relationship Coach. I specialize in LGBTQIA+ and alternative relationship dynamics. Of course I am interested in helping everyone on their journey by offering an embodied practice of shedding shame and radical self acceptance, expression, communication and achieving true intimacy.

JBN Jewelry: Queer-owned, hand-crafted jewelry business with a specialty in beaded rings and crystalline bracelets/necklaces. For everyone and their love of shiny things.

Barbara Cillo Wellness: A community educator focused on living naturally with some focus on Eastern medicine, essential oils, and chemical-free products. Bringing peace of mind to families and communities through educating on nutrition, gut health, mindset, movement, and more.

New York Life Insurance Company: Financial professionals backed by over 175 years of wise investments, a portfolio of strategic businesses, and our mission as a mutual company, accountable only to our customers, not to outside investors.

Cross Street Community of NYC: We believe that time is too short, and people need God, and through God, we are called to be a safe, inclusive, and welcoming community with a mission of serving LGBTQIA+ youth and young people with a focus toward those experiencing houselessness, housing insecurities, and/or commercially sexually exploited (human trafficked).

Wide Horizons Travel: A certified LGBTQ-owned and woman-powered travel company providing custom travel experiences for singles, couples, families, and groups. We specialize in the unique travel adventure -- and we love working within our LGBTQ community to make a travel experience not only truly awesome, but also safe, memorable, and inclusive.

BenjAlex Studio: A printmaker & illustrator creating handmade prints, artwork, and cards that center themes of self-care and self-love for trans & queer people. Giving back to community through donations to local initiatives.


Includes a drag show, live music, and stand-up comedy! Family friendly!