Tennessee Open For Business

openforbiz.pngTennessee Open For Business is a free program for Tennessee small businesses that pledge not to discriminate against their employees or customers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. That means that member businesses do not discriminate against gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender individuals or couples or do harm to the LGBTQ community.  Members will get a listing on our website, a post on Facebook, and a window cling suitable for display in their storefront. The program is made possible through generous support of the Brooks Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

The Tennessee Equality Project reserves the right to refuse membership in this program to any applicant and to revoke the membership of any business.

You can see a list of some of the current members of Tennessee Open For Business at this link

For questions, contact us at [email protected]

Who's endorsing

Mary Sullivan Crowing Hens Bindery
Jocelyn Haynes Bundles of Joy: Birth Services
Sewa Truk Trailer Surabaya Sewa Truk Trailer Surabaya
Sewa Truk Trailer Surabaya Sewa Truk Trailer Surabaya
Malinda Joshi Elder Law of East Tennessee, PLLC
Rhonda Radford Vapor Max 2 LLC
Randal Yates Handy Randy
Sarah Grove Sarah Elizabeth Grove, LCSW
Shannon Stoner Phat Bites
Stefanie Hynds Healing Steps with Stefanie
Faith Stevens Knox Family Therapy
Stephanie Jacobson Whimsy & Wilderness Photography
Eric Ruhm Energy Fitness LLC
Alexa Hulsey Encircle Acupuncture
Sarah Elizabeth Grove Sarah Elizabeth Grove, LCSW
Matthew Bretherick Mercantile 1858
Stacey Hamilton Kaleidoscope Custom Vapor Lounge LLC
Lisa Williams Lisa Marie Williams, LMT
David Youngblood The Gatlinburg House
Sara Skillen Skillset Coaching & Organizing
Selena Haynes S&L Companies
Stephen Brown Tennessee School of Beauty
Bryna Podwoiski CycleBar Murfreesboro
Michael Spencer EcoBright Carpet Cleaning
Art Anderson Proudly.Market
David Stewart Dragonfly Aerial & Circus Arts Studio
Anna Burnette Noodles and Company Turkey Creek
Lane Hollingsworth The General Insurance
Stephen Mark Make Your Mark Framing Co

410 endorsements

Will your organization endorse?

  • Mary Sullivan
    Crowing Hens Bindery endorsed 2021-04-09 11:30:28 -0500
  • Jocelyn Haynes
    Bundles of Joy: Birth Services endorsed 2021-03-31 10:24:31 -0500
    I offer birth doula services to those in the Clarksville, TN and surrounding areas. Starting the summer of 2021 i will also be offering postpartum and childbirth education services! All is welcomed!
  • Sewa Truk Trailer Surabaya
  • Sewa Truk Trailer Surabaya
  • Malinda Joshi
    Elder Law of East Tennessee, PLLC endorsed 2021-03-16 15:57:40 -0500
  • Rhonda Radford
    Vapor Max 2 LLC endorsed 2021-03-04 05:38:08 -0600
    We are a vape store. Co-owned by an ally and a member of the LGBTQ+ community. All are welcome. Even if you don’t vape and need a place to hang, that’s fine too.
  • Randal Yates
    Handy Randy endorsed 2021-03-03 19:07:01 -0600
  • Sarah Grove
    Sarah Elizabeth Grove, LCSW endorsed 2021-02-21 12:18:06 -0600
  • Shannon Stoner
    Phat Bites endorsed 2021-02-11 12:52:45 -0600
    A very accepting & diverse restaurant & bar in Donelson that promotes live music. Very eclectic, non discriminating environment. Everyone is welcome! You’ll see!
  • Amy Skinner
    endorsed 2021-02-03 12:46:49 -0600
  • Stefanie Hynds
    Healing Steps with Stefanie endorsed 2021-02-03 11:48:34 -0600
  • Faith Stevens
    Knox Family Therapy endorsed 2021-02-02 17:07:12 -0600
  • Stephanie Jacobson
    Whimsy & Wilderness Photography endorsed 2020-10-11 17:21:47 -0500
  • Eric Ruhm
    Energy Fitness LLC endorsed 2020-10-08 07:56:07 -0500
    We offer non gender specific bathrooms and encourage require all members to respect each other in both attitude, dress, and actions.
  • Alexa Hulsey
    Encircle Acupuncture endorsed 2020-09-14 12:27:02 -0500
  • Sarah Elizabeth Grove
    Sarah Elizabeth Grove, LCSW endorsed 2020-09-14 11:18:17 -0500
    I am happy to support the LGBTQI community and am a proud member of the community.
  • Matthew Bretherick
    Mercantile 1858 endorsed 2020-09-01 05:15:39 -0500
    Second location 4812 Murfreesboro Road, Suite F, Arrington, Tn 37014
  • Stacey Hamilton
    Kaleidoscope Custom Vapor Lounge LLC endorsed 2020-08-31 21:59:20 -0500
  • Lisa Williams
    Lisa Marie Williams, LMT endorsed 2020-08-25 18:46:51 -0500
  • David Youngblood
    The Gatlinburg House endorsed 2020-08-25 09:17:06 -0500
    we are a gay owned airbnb
  • Sara Skillen
    Skillset Coaching & Organizing endorsed 2020-08-01 18:52:07 -0500
  • Selena Haynes
    S&L Companies endorsed 2020-07-26 20:02:40 -0500
  • Stephen Brown
    Tennessee School of Beauty endorsed 2020-07-17 07:51:51 -0500
  • Bryna Podwoiski
    CycleBar Murfreesboro endorsed 2020-06-25 15:51:28 -0500
    CycleBar is a a place of inclusivity and diversity. We (P)Ride as One!
  • Michael Spencer
    EcoBright Carpet Cleaning endorsed 2020-06-18 14:52:14 -0500
  • Art Anderson
    Proudly.Market endorsed 2020-06-16 10:36:08 -0500
    Proudly.Market is proud to support TEP. Proudly.Market is the first ever LGBT e-commerce web-site based right here in TN.
  • David Stewart
    Dragonfly Aerial & Circus Arts Studio endorsed 2020-02-20 20:58:40 -0600
  • Anna Burnette
    Noodles and Company Turkey Creek endorsed 2020-02-15 04:50:30 -0600
    Noodles and Company Turkey Creek is, and always will be, a safe place for all people. We value our employee’s right to a discrimination free workplace, as well as an open and accepting environment for our guests.
  • Lane Hollingsworth
    The General Insurance endorsed 2020-02-12 13:52:02 -0600
  • Stephen Mark
    Make Your Mark Framing Co endorsed 2020-02-07 08:46:48 -0600

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