Supporting LGBTQ-owned businesses is a great way to elevate the success of our community, bolster economic empowerment, and recognize its entrepreneurs. In addition, partners of Studio West 117 offer services and resources that are affordable and affirming to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. They are also welcoming places for allies and individuals who are open to or curious about learning more about the LGBTQ+ community. Check out these places for allies and LGBTQ+ folks alike and immerse yourself in a new kind of retail experience.
Margie's Closet sells new and used clothing, shoes, and accessories. All stock is donated, and the store is 100% volunteer run. Margie's Closet also runs programs aiding trans and gender expansive individuals in their transition.
The Edge is a retail showcase for LGBTQ+ artists, makers, businesses and their allies. It will provide opportunities to host artist events and build a collaborative, supportive community of makers and business owners.