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February 2023: We have recently added two fields to our request form. You will see LGBTQ-owned? and AAILA-owned? on some entries. These are self-declared fields. AAILA is 'African, Asian, Indigenous, Latin American'.

Other Resources

  • A Great Idea: Care and Community Brand Communications • Durham (and Greensboro), NC, 27713 • 336-347-8433 • info@weareagi.com WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagram • Creative solutions partner delivering award-winning brand strategy, graphic design, and development to our community, health, and care clients across the country since 2015. Proud and certified LGBTBE. Let's do something great!
  • Ad Spice Promotional Marketing • 717 Broad St, Durham NC 27705 • 919-286-7110 • info@adspicepromo.com • Facebook • We are a full-service screen-printing, embroidery, and promotional products firm. We specialize in helping you engage your target market using well-designed, high-quality promotional products made with respect for our planet.
  • BC Inflatables • 215 William Penn Plaza • bullcityinflatables@gmail.com • WebsiteFacebook • We are a family owned and operated business. We are also parents who are constantly striving to provide unique products that impress our customers. Renting inflatables and planning a party is not an easy task, and we aim to help you make the right choice. BC Inflatables  mission is to provide clean, alternative fun, in a positive environment, while providing an exceptional service to all of our clients.
  • Cameron Rivers Coaching • Hillsborough, NC •  Cameronriverscoaching@gmail.com • Website • Cam is a queer and trans certified life coaching specializing in trauma-informed coaching with an anti-oppression lens. They frame coaching as a space for both personal and social transformation. Areas of coaching include life transitions, self-confidence and self-compassion, unlearning internalized oppression, values exploration, relationship building and boundary setting. 
  • Daniel Turbert Photography • 919-251-6128 • daniel@danielturbertphotography.com  • 105 Hood Street, Ste 1, Durham, NC 27701 • Website Facebook We are a professional photography studio specializing in headshots and fine art portraiture.  We love working with creatives, artists, and business professionals.  We are proud to support the LQBTQ+ community.
  • Decorative Coasters N Things • 919-480-1667 • decorativecoastersnthings@gmail.com  • 5604 sorrell crossing • www.decorativecoastersnthings.com • FacebookInstagramLinkedIn
  • DJL Training, Inc. • 9196973305 • delisa@djltraining.com  • PO Box 72362 • Website FacebookLinkedIn • DJL Training offer computer training for Microsoft Office, Google, and Zoho applications.
  • Dogstar Tattoo Company and Body Piercing • 807 East Main Street Suite 6-101, Durham, NC 27701 • 919-682-0000 • dogstartattoo33@gmail.com • WebsiteFacebookTwitter • Serving the Triangle since 1997. We're a tattoo and body piercing studio specializing in custom work, offering fine jewelry and quality body piercings. Working to create a safe environment for everyone, we welcome you!
  • ExcelLase, Laser Skin & Body Care • 614 West Peace Street, Raleigh NC 27605 • 919-833-8484 • noushi@excellase.com • WebsiteFacebookTwitter • Over ten years of laser skin services and body sculpting in a friendly and non judgmental office. Using latest FDA approved lasers. Acne & surgical scars, hair, vein, tattoo, sunspots removal. Cool sculpting , permanent fat removal w/no down time.
  • Elizabeth M. Johnson • 1200 Broad St, Durham NC 27705 • 919-237-2370 • outsidethemombox@gmail.com • WebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • I offer free, peer-led support groups for survivors of abuse as well as professional trainings to help people understand how past abuse affects health and wellness.
  • Jenni B Design • dreambig3b@yahoo.com • WebsiteFacebook • Jenni B Designs offer Graphic design, illustration, logos, marketing, flyers, posters, invitations, photo editing, and more.
  • Max Burns UX and Websites • Carrboro, NC • maxjackburns@gmail.com • Website • Queer and trans-owned business for website design and user experience(UX) consulting. Max creates and designs easy to use digital spaces out of outdated websites. He specializes in work with small businesses and non-profits and he is committed to empowering his clients to become more confident in managing their own websites. 
  • Nathanson Adoption Services • 919-844-5212 • Helene@NathansonAdopt.com • Website • We offer adoption consultation, referral, and homestudy services to the LGBTQ community. With social workers in Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, and Wake Forest, we can work with folks in any NC location.
  • Nicki Seefried Photography • nickiseefriedphotography@gmail.com  • Website • Queer-owned business in Durham, creating portraits and capturing memories. I am eager to celebrate and affirm my community and create a safe and celebratory space where you can have your love documented! LGBTQ-owned? YesAAILA-Owned? No
  • Night Sky Notary LLC • 9843196081 • ashleyeselby@nightskynotary.net  • Hillsborough, NC • Facebook • Ashley (she/her) is a commissioned notary public in the state of North Carolina. She provides notary services for the greater triangle area on weekday evenings and weekends. She understands the challenges of accessing notary services during non-traditional hours, and aims to be available when it’s most convenient. Ashley has been a part of the LGBTQIA+ community for more than 20 years, and understands the unique barriers LGBTQIA+ folks face when attempting to access specialized services in traditional spaces. She strives to provide an inclusive and comfortable experience for all of her clients. Please feel free to text, call, or email anytime to schedule an appointment. LGBTQ-owned? YesAAILA-Owned? No
  • Orange Street Bookkeeping • Durham, NC • WebsiteFacebookLinkedIn • I am a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor offering virtual bookkeeping services to small businesses.  With virtual bookkeeping services through Orange Street Bookkeeping, you can have a professional bookkeeper at a fraction of the cost of hiring an employee.  Save the time you would spend doing the bookkeeping yourself.  Use that time to grow your business or enjoy more work-life balance.

    With clear, detailed financial reports at your fingertips, you are ready to obtain financing or file taxes.  Understanding what’s happening with your business’s finances helps you make important decisions that can help you grow.  Have peace of mind knowing  that your books are accurate and up-to-date. Bookkeeping services include:Quickbooks Online setupCustomized Chart of Accounts and workflow systemsClassify and record all financial transactionsReconcile bank and credit card accountsPrepare monthly financial reportsMaintain records for tax obligationsFile Sales & Use TaxesPresent annual reports for tax preparationOversee payrollAccounts receivableAccounts payableClean up & Catch up of past booksVisit my website at https://orangestreetbookkeeping.com to learn more.See my ProAdvisor profile in Intuit at https://app.qbo.intuit.com/app/accountant/profile
  • Our Living Archives • ourlivingarchives@gmail.com  • Website • Discrete file organisation, document & photo digitisation, and archival services. Disabled-owned. LGBTQ-owned? Yes AAILA-Owned? No
  • Pink Ink Tattoo • (919) 729 - 1002 • tara.pinkinktattoo@gmail.com  • 123 North Main Street • Website FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn • Internationally recognized award-winning 3D Areola Nipple Complex, Scar Camouflage, and Vitiligo Specialist and medical tattoo artist. Created as a response to her own breast cancer experience a 20-year nurse, Tara Williamson, and breast cancer survivor founded Pink Ink Tattoo to help others feel whole again through her services to survivors, trans, lgbtq+, plastic surgery clients who have lost pigmentation and others interested in paramedical pigmentation or restorative tattooing. Pink Ink Tattoo operates out of our medical office/facility and across the United States in plastic surgeon's and medical center offices. Additional services include Permanent Makeup and Cosmetics in eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip tattooing. For more information about us or our services please visit our website or follow us on social media! 
  • McCormack & Co Photography • 919-694-3135 • studio@mccormack-photography.com  • 312 W. Chatham St, #204, Cary, NC 27511 • Website FacebookInstagram • Portrait photography studio that specializes in pet photography, as well as humans 🙂 The studio is located in downtown Cary. LGBTQ-owned? YesAAILA-Owned? No
  • Raleigh SEO Company • 1407 Timber Wolf Dr • brendan@raleighseocompany.org • WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn • The Raleigh SEO Company is a digital marketing agency that helps local and national businesses get more visitors, customers and revenue via search engine optimization. Our proprietary ranking methodology has helped hundreds of companies achieve page one organic rankings on Google, resulting in millions of dollars in new revenue.

    For clients needing graphic design or website development, our staff has the internet marketing skills necessary to ensure your new website converts your website visitors into lifetime customers.

    In addition to our SEO services, we also provide a robust social media marketing and online reputation management system that ensures you always know what your customers are saying about you online and know exactly how to respond to them to ensure your company and services are always seen in the best light possible.

    The Raleigh SEO Company was founded by Silicon Valley veteran and online marketing expert, Brendan Monahan, who has been using SEO best practices to help companies rank at the top of the search engines since 1998.

    The Raleigh SEO Company gladly hires and employs members of the LGBTQ community.
  • Safety Color Codes/Rhino Shooting Academy • 9199015653 • wemtmf@gmail.com  • 1577 Davis Homestead Road Selma NC 27576 • Website • Awareness and Special Training for Personal Life, Schools, Workplaces, Religion Organizations, and Other Communities. LGBTQ-owned? YesAAILA-Owned? Yes
  • Saffron Studio Photography •  Website • Hello, I am a photographer working out of the Raleigh Durham area. I primarily offer wedding, engagement, family, and event photography services. I currently have a listing with the LGBT center of Raleigh.
  • Sweet Roll Tattoo • 984-253-1335 • 4728 NC-55 #650 Durham, NC 27713 • Website Instagram Sweet Roll Tattoo is a Queer and female owned and operated tattoo that is all inclusive and LGBTQIA+ friendly 🏳️‍🌈

    We specialize in a variety of tattoo styles. We can accept walk ins or appointments and feature both flash and custom work.

    We also provide a modern workspace for our artists and provide a private environment for clients with sanitary rooms and workspaces. LGBTQ-owned? YesAAILA-Owned? Yes
  • Triangle Ecycling • 2717 Western Bypass, Durham NC 27705 • 919-414-3041 • larry@triangleecycling.com • WebsiteFacebook • We recycle computers and other electronics for the Durham Community. We also sell discounted refurbished computers and monitors at our Durham shop. 10% of our profits go to Durham Public Schools.
  • Vox Virorum Men's Chorus • voxvirorum@gmail.com  •  Website FacebookBased in Durham, Vox Virorum is a men's choral ensemble emphasizing a traditional men's glee club repertoire, musical excellence and camaraderie. ALL men, age 18 and up, are invited to join.
  • Wrenchin Bear Auto, LLC • 984-227-5972 • wrenchinbearauto@gmail.com  • 2504 Albany St. Durham, NC 27705 • Website Instagram • Wrenchin Bear Auto is a queer owned auto repair shop in North Durham aiming to provide affordable and honest automotive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair from an ASE Certified Master Technician.
    My goal is to provide services to the LGBTQIA+ community and to take the intimidation out of the process of finding auto care in a cis-male dominated industry with prices and services that are transparent and fair. LGBTQ-owned? YesAAILA-Owned? No