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Queering Business: Communicating Queerness

  • homiey Fruitvale 1232 Fruitvale Ave Oakland, CA 94601 (map)
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Calling all queer entrepreneurs, small business owners and folx with a vision for change.

Connect with community at our casual mixer event, Queering Business: Communicating Queerness on Thursday, Oct 24 from 6:15 - 8:30pm at homiey Fruitvale. RSVP on Eventbrite

We’re excited to bring ya’ll four special guest QTPOC business owners from Oakland and San Francisco to talk about what it’s like for them to bring their queerness into their business - each in their unique ways.

Hear from special guests:

  • Olivia of Oakland’s Beauty Botanica

  • Rana and Emanne of Oakland’s Super Juiced

  • Jessy of San Francisco’s Little Window

Come exactly as you are!
This is not a stuffy “business” event.
It’s a no-pressure, fun opportunity to connect with other queer folks in the bay.

Expect low key, positive vibes, snacks, drinks and meeting other queer entrepreneurs to expand your East Bay community.

Event Schedule

  • 6:30 - 7:15pm: connect with community

  • 7:15 - 8:00pm: hear speakers stories

  • 8:00 - 8:30pm: connect with community

This event was created specially for queer entrepreneurs, queer business owners, queer thought leaders and queer folx who one day want start a business or make change in an organization.

Brought to you by Queercomomy, Queer in Oakland and Homiey Fruitvale.

About Queerconomy

Queerconomy is an Oakland-based queer-run group that provides queer entrepreneurs with resources to build businesses. Learn more on their website.

About Queer in Oakland

Queer in Oakland is an QTPOC-run online platform that connects Oakland’s queer community through events and business. Learn more on their website.

About Super Juiced Oakland

Come to Super Juiced Oakland for delicious nutritionally dense drinks and food that heal and help you feel good. Learn more on

About Beauty Botanica

Beauty Botanica is a QTPOC-owned salon in downtown Oakland. Learn more on their website.

About Little Window

Little Window makes delicious and cozy Vietnamese-inspired fare that celebrates Vietnamese cuisine in a fun, vibrant approachable way. Learn more on their website.

RSVP on Eventbrite

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