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LGBTQ-owned Local Businesses in Columbus

Recently, we crowd-sourced an enormous list of Black-owned businesses as an expansion of a blog post we had previously put together featuring a collection of Black-owned restaurants. We shared that it was important because it is one of the most

Pride Week 2020 - Different but Still Proud

All things being normal, Columbus' LGBTQ community would be gearing up right now for a 700,000-person celebration of Pride in the city. However, though we can't gather like normal, there are still celebrations and events happening in June. Here's a

Everything You Need to Know for Columbus Pride 2019

After 35+ years in operation, Columbus’ annual Pride Festival is now one of the best and biggest LGBTQ events in the country, bringing together a crowd of over 700,000 to celebrate love, diversity and equality. The weekend’s festivities take place on

LGBT Sports in Columbus: Decades of Heritage

Columbus prides itself on being a city that is both smart and open. And when visitors step foot in the city, they feel it immediately. Home to one of the largest Pride festivals in the Midwest that attracts more than 500,000 people and recipient of a

An Overview of Columbus Gayborhoods

At 223 square miles, Columbus has hundreds of neighborhoods—depending on your definition of the term. According to the Kirwan Institute’s map of Columbus neighborhoods, the city is home to 145 distinct communities. The city is also home to a large