Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop

Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop


The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination's first openly gay bishop, amid a struggl

LGBT business owners use identity to build entrepreneurship

LGBT business owners use identity to build entrepreneurship


At a time when coming out is still a life-changing move, more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender entrepreneurs are identifying their businesses as part of the LGBT community.

Guadagno sticks to business in talk to LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Guadagno sticks to business in talk to LGBT Chamber of Commerce


The speech to the LGBT Chamber came a month after Guadagno canceled a roundtable appearance with Garden State Equality, the state’s primary gay rights organization.

New Jersey LGBT Chamber Seeks to Raise Success Rate for Diverse Businesses

New Jersey LGBT Chamber Seeks to Raise Success Rate for Diverse Businesses


Nationally, LGBT businesses contributed more than a trillion dollars to the US economy and more than 30,000 jobs in 2015 with numbers continually on the rise.* In New Jersey, the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce wants to elevate the profile of these businesses in the tri-state region.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

On April 11th at 8:30am, the NJ LGBT Chamber will host an ongoing breakfast series held this month at the Renaissance Meadowlands Hotel in Rutherford, NJ to tackle key issues facing LGBT friendly and allied businesses. Speakers such a Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Ryan Blake of BCB Community Bank and PSEG Chief Diversity Officer, Ellen Lambert will be on hand at the breakfast to offer their insight and advice to business owners.

PRESSING QUESTIONS: Out In Jersey

PRESSING QUESTIONS: Out In Jersey


Interview with Publisher Peter Frycki, by Joe Siegel
Location: Trenton, N.J.
Geographic coverage area: New Jersey and contiguous areas of neighboring New York and Pennsylvania

Where are the most LGBT-friendly towns in N.J.?

Where are the most LGBT-friendly towns in N.J.?


These Garden State communities are particularly welcoming to LGBT people, residents and activists say.