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Guide to LGBTQ+ Owned Businesses to Support in WNY

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on May 25, 2022
Photo courtesy of Paradise Wine

In honor of June being Pride Month, we want to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community here in Western New York. Pride Month is a time to recognize the diversity in our region and to strengthen our inclusion for one another. If you’re looking for ways to show your support, we’ve complied a list of local LGBTQ+ owned business in our region:

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AURA salt cave and wellness

6429 Transit Rd East Amherst, New York 14051

North Towns

We are a Halotherapy and Holistic Wellness Center and our services include Halotherapy (Salt Therapy), Hand & Foot Detox, Infrared Saunas, Massage/Cupping, ...

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Bella Donna Boudoir

Allentown Buffalo, NY

Other

WNY based Boudoir portraiture, available for travel. For every human; LGBTQ+ and all body types welcome. Here, they believe that you're a magical being, ...

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Bubbles & Berries Boudoir

1170 Losson Rd Buffalo, NY 14227

Cheektowaga and East

Luxury Boudoir Experience Buffalo. 🏳️‍🌈  Photographing all genders & identities.You deserve to see yourself in a whole new light. ...

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Buffalo Dapper Paws

Buffalo, NY

Other

We hope you enjoy our products and know that every bandana and bowtie is handmade with love. Catch us at a pop up around town! ...

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Buffalo Gift Emporium

4279 Delaware Avenue Tonawanda, NY

Other

Find joy in the simplest things. Reward yourself or your close friends with goods from Buffalo Gift Emporium in Tonawanda, New York. We are your neighborhood ...

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Gaelic Clover Landscape Design LLC

PO Box 733 Buffalo, NY 14207

North Buffalo

Gaelic Clover Landscape Design LLC, was founded by Peter G. Burke who has been educated in Landscape Architecture from SUNY College of Environmental Science ...

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heart fire yoga

442, Connecticut Street, Elmwood Village Buffalo, New York 14213

Buffalo

heart fire yoga is a queer-owned, inclusive, and community-focused yoga studio in the heart of buffalo's west side neighborhood. ...

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Insuring Buffalo

2221 S Park Ave Buffalo, NY 14220 Buffalo, NY 14220

South Buffalo

Jim Corley State Farm Agency INSURANCE PRODUCTS: Auto, Home, Property, Business, Life, Health OTHER PRODUCTS: Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities ...

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Jack Rabbit

1010 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 • $$

New American

Buffalo

Casual Table Service, Bar, Take Out

Serving scratch soups, snacks, burgers, Buffalo food, banging rotisserie chicken and cast iron pizza. Look out for live music events too!   More ...

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Kingfish Gallery

418 W Ferry St Buffalo, NY 14213

Buffalo

Kingfish is a project space co-founded and operated by architect Adam Thibodeaux and artist Jacob Todd Broussard. Founded in 2020, it takes its name from ...

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Luminescence Aesthetics

2372 Sweet Home Road #5 Amherst, NY 14216

North Buffalo

Luminescence Aesthetics aims to help men and women achieve and maintain the beautiful, youthful look they have been searching for. Join our highly trained ...

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Nickel City Designs

278 Buffalo St Hamburg, NY 14075

South Towns

Locally handmade buffalo gifts & apparel. Custom embroidery & imprinting. ...

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Not Just Cakes

381 Abbott Rd Buffalo, NY 14220

South Buffalo

Gourmet Cakes and Desserts for any occasion. Third place winner of the 2020 Kiss 98.5 Cupcake Challenge. ...

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Paradise Wine

435 Rhode Island Street Buffalo, NY 14213

Buffalo

Wine & spirits bottle shop located in the Five Points neighborhood. Focus on natural wines, cider and craft distillers. Order online! ...

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Phoenix Rising Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

500 Seneca St. #130 Buffalo, NY 14204

Buffalo

Phoenix Rising offers Massage Therapy and Chiropractic care.  Its highly trained independent contractors are NYS licensed massage therapists who specialize ...

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Public Espresso + Coffee – Seneca St.

2178 Seneca St Buffalo, New York 14210 • $

Cafe-CoffeeAmericanBakery

Buffalo

Cafe / Coffee Shop, Fast Casual / Counter Service

Our 2nd location is in another massive restoration project, this time the Shea's Seneca building on Seneca Street in South Buffalo. The project is the ...

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Public Espresso + Coffee @ Hotel Lafayette

391 Washington St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $

Cafe-CoffeeBakery

Buffalo

Cafe / Coffee Shop, Fast Casual / Counter Service

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Queen City Canine

303 S Park Ave Suite 100 Buffalo, NY 14204

Buffalo

We are passionate about the necessity of a positive and open dog daycare environment for today’s modern canine family members. We are avid dog enthusiasts, ...

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Remedy House

429 Rhode Island St Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$

Cafe-Coffee

Buffalo

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Inside, you'll find a hand-painted drink menu with all the beverages you need for a caffeine fix. This shop is serving coffee from Propeller Coffee aka ...

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Rusterior

Other

Rusterior is a Western New York based company that focuses on hand pressed good and wearable for your adventures. Every single piece is hand printed using ...

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Sobremesa

• $

Other

Pop Up

Pop-up community table for six-course dinners of small plates! ...

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Spotted Octopus Brewing

41 Edward Street Buffalo, NY 14202 • $

Brewery

Buffalo

Bar

New Nano-brewery, Spotted Octopus focuses on experimental brews and constantly rotating flavors and styles. Read Our Article About Their Opening [sm_anypost ...

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The Bayou

1500 Cleveland Dr Buffalo, NY 14225 • $$

CajunSouthernAmerican

Cheektowaga and East

Casual Table Service

A true, southern style kitchen, with an authentic New Orleans atmosphere ...

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The Merry Shelley

1122 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216 • $$

Small Plates

North Buffalo

Bar

Inspired by a Gothic Horror novel written by an early feminist 200 years ago, the Merry Shelley welcomes the darklings, the drears, the weird, the punks, ...

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The Pine Apple Company

224 Allen St Buffalo Buffalo, New York 14201

Buffalo

A small art gallery and gift shop located in Buffalo's Allentown at 65 Allen Street surrounded by restaurants, cafes, and other small shops. We feature ...

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Trend Up

95 Allen St Buffalo, New York 14202

Buffalo

Independently owned and operated since 2016. Trend Up is your destination store for urban contemporary street fashion. We carry top quality designers you ...

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Did we miss one? Did one of these places close? Send us a note!

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