Pride Month Service Providers

Hire these folks for your Pride Month Programming. Connect with LGBTQ+ professionals offering services to enhance your Pride celebrations and support inclusive programming.

Comprehensive Directory of LGBTQ+ Service Providers for Pride Month

I've created this resource to help you connect with a diverse array of professionals offering services specifically for Pride Month celebrations. Whether you're looking for speakers, performers, educators, or any other service, you'll find many talented individuals and organizations ready to help make your event memorable and impactful.

My mission is to support the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month, the busiest and most vibrant time of the year for us as queer folks offering services. This directory will be updated regularly throughout Pride Month, so be sure to check back for new additions.

If you offer services and would like to be listed, please fill out my Google form. Your contribution helps us build a robust network of resources that benefit the entire community.

Why Inclusive Programming Matters

Inclusive programming fosters a sense of belonging and understanding within diverse communities. It highlights the importance of representation and provides opportunities for learning and growth. By engaging with the service providers listed here, you're taking a step towards creating more inclusive and welcoming environments for everyone.

How to Get the Most Out of This Directory

  1. Explore the Listings: Take your time to review the profiles and services offered by each provider. Many offer various services, so you might find exactly what you want.
  2. Reach Out: Contact the providers directly to discuss your needs and how they can tailor their services to your event or organization.
  3. Share the Resource: Help me spread the word by sharing this directory with your networks. The more visibility we get, the more impactful this resource becomes.

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Abbreviations Used in the Providers Directory

  • DEI: diversity, equity, inclusion
  • DEIA: diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility
  • ERG: employee resource group
  • IDEAS: inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, social justice
  • LGBTQ+: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and more
  • LGBTQIA+: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, and more
  • LGBTQIA2S+: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, two-spirit, and more

Pride Month Service Providers

Folks in the directory are organized by first name in alphabetical order. Please reach out directly to them to inquire about their services.

If you're not in charge of programming, send their details to someone who is. Don't feel confident your organization will be inclusive? Send these folks a note of appreciation and funds, if you can afford to. Most all have Venmo, Cash App, PayPal, Stripe, Ko-fi, Buy Me a Coffee, etc.

Bela Gaytán, M.Ed. (she/they)

Website | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | Medium

Identities: queer

Offerings:

  • Audits (accessibility, DEI policies, IDEAS checkup and recommendations, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • ERG support (training, planning, management)
  • Instructional design, eLearning development
  • Peer Recovery trauma-informed and recovery education
  • Performance improvement assessment and planning
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A, interviews)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
  • Voiceover and narration
 

Arin Marshall (they/them)

Website | Instagram

Identities: nonbinary, queer, trans

Offerings:

  • Holistic life coaching centering LGBTQ+ folks (virtual and 1:1 sessions)
 

Audrey ML (she/her)

Auzho | Instagram | YouTube

Identities: pansexual, queer

Offerings:

  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
  • Yoga classes and workshops

Charlie Ocean (they/them)

Website | LinkedIn

Identities: nonbinary, queer, neuroqueer, agender

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Panel moderation (internal and external)
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Chris D. Hooten, M.A. (they/them)

Website | LinkedIn

Identities: nonbinary, queer

Offerings:

  • Neuro-mindfulness coaching and caching for people interested in becoming a gender-affirming leader, parent, or guardian
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Grayson Schultz (he/they)

Website | Carrd (Links) | LinkedIn

Identities: nonbinary, queer, trans

Offerings:

  • Audits (accessibility, DEI policies, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Coaching (1:1 or small group)
  • ERG management assistance
  • Learning management system (LMS) course development
  • Resource creation, collection, sharing
  • Social media calendar and content creation
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A, hosting justice-focused conversations)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Heart Gardener (he/him)

LinkedIn

Identities: demi, pan, queer, trans

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, IDEAS checkup and recommendations, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
  • Yoga & meditation
 

Heliana Ramirez, PhD, LISW (she/her)

LinkedIn

Identities: queer

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, IDEAS checkup and recommendations, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Jasmine Williams-Jacobs (they/she/he)

Black Remote She | Speaking Page | LinkedIn

Identities: nonbinary, queer, genderfluid

Offerings:

  • DEI consultations and recommendations
  • Digital assessments and recommendations
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
 

Jess Jones (they/them)

Jess Jones Education & Consulting | LinkedIn

Identities: nonbinary, queer, trans

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, IDEAS checkup and recommendations, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Katie-Ryan Fotiadis (she/her)

Intentional Learning Development | LinkedIn

Identities: lesbian

Offerings:

  • Executive Coaching
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
  • Training Needs Analysis, Competency Models, eLearning
 

Kerrie Carden (she/they)

Equip Advisory

Identities: bisexual, lesbian, queer

Offerings:

  • Financial planning
  • Coaching (career and business)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Kinjo Kiema (she/hers)

Website

Identities: bisexual, queer

Offerings:

  • Coaching (1:1, group, or facilitated sessions with a group/organization)
  • Organizing and leading issue-based campaigns
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A, interviews)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
  • Writing (anti-racism, political analysis, cultural criticism, movement building, feminism)
 

Len Meyer (they/them)

True Authentic Consulting | LinkedIn

Identities: demisexual, nonbinary, trans

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Life coaching
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A, interviews)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)

Liam Paschall (he/him)

Portfolio | LinkedIn

Identities: trans

Offerings:

  • Hosting/co-hosting company meeting sessions for LGBTQIA+ employees
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Liz Cruz (she/they)

Liz Cruz Consulting | LinkedIn

Identities: femme, genderqueer, queer

Offerings:

  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Leadership coaching (1:1, teams, ERGs)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Meg Niman (she/they)

The Persona Project | Niman Design | Calendar | LinkedIn

Identities: bisexual, gay, lesbian, queer

Offerings:

  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Petra Wenham (she/her)

LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | Threads

Identities: trans

Offerings:

  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A) via Zoom or in-person within a 50-mile radius of Ipswich in Suffolk
 

Dr. Raja G. Bhattar (they/them)

Website

Identities: bisexual, nonbinary, queer

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, IDEAS checkup and recommendations, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Professional and Life Coaching
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)

sahibzada mayed (any)

Website | LinkedIn | Instagram

Identities: gender-fluid, nonbinary, queer

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A, interviews)
 

Shannon Wong Lerner (she/her/they/them)

LinkedIn

Identities: nonbinary, queer, gender non-conforming

Offerings:

  • DEIA coaching and consulting
  • DEI change management
  • Speaking (inclusive public speaking, presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

SJ Janjua (they/them)

Empowered for Equity | LinkedIn | Instagram | Schedule a Discovery Call

Identities: nonbinary, queer, trans

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, IDEAS checkup and recommendations, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
 

Star Peterson (they/them or ze/zir)

Stellar Diversity Training | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook

Identities: nonbinary, queer, trans, pansexual

Offerings:

  • Audits (DEI policies, healthcare equity, hiring practices)
  • Instructional design, eLearning development,
  • Speaking (presentations, webinars, Q&A)
  • Training (bespoke or general training, workshops)
  • Vyond animation
 
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