Discover on this page Baker Library resources by—or about—LGBTQ+ individuals and business. 

Want to learn more about certain materials or have questions about the content? Contact

Want to stay up-to-date on topics in this area? Consider subscribing to our monthly Diversity Equity and Inclusion Info Blast.


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Quick Library Resources

  • Use our LGBTQ+ and Business Research Guide to get started with your research needs
  • Use Crunchbase (in-library only) to filter companies founded/led by LGBTQ+ individuals
  • Review Capital IQ Pro's LGBTQ market map to locate companies, news, transactions, and transcripts on businesses in this space
  • Log into GuideStar Pro to locate nonprofit data on organizations that serve LGBTQ and intersex populations
  • Use Statista to review worldwide LGBTQ+ statistics and facts
  • View Mintel's report on "Marketing to LGBTQ+ Communities – US – 2024"

Zine/Bookmaking Event — Get Crafty With Us!


A bookmaking event flyer

Tell your Pride story through a narrative zine or
create a fun journal to capture your thoughts.

Baker librarians will teach attendees how to sew
together a booklet (premade ones also available).


Tuesday, June 4, 2024

12:30 — 3:30PM

Baker Library | Bloomberg Center Lobby

This event is open to the entire HBS community
and all materials will be provided.

Download to Calendar


Baker and Harvard Libraries have a variety of diverse titles. The inclusion of these works in our collections is closely tied to principles of equity, inclusion, belonging, and anti-racism.


Selected titles from Baker Library's collection on LGBTQ+ topics and business


Use this interactive visualization of Baker and Harvard Library materials to browse select resources. Click on a book cover to request—or learn more about—the item via the library catalog, HOLLIS.

Contemporary Collections Spotlight

Our contemporary collections are full of interesting and relevant business materials. But with so much great stuff, sometimes it can be hard to find hidden gems. So here's something you may not have known about!


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See the Boston Business Journal's Largest LGBT-Owned Businesses in MA (2023) from their Book of Lists.

Many issues of the Book of Lists are available at Baker Library for in-library use only. Several cities/states are represented. To see more information on the Book of Lists: Boston, view the HOLLIS record. Additional content can be accessed through American City Business Journals



Expand the sections below to see other resources, events, or research happening at Harvard and beyond.


  • HBS
  • Family: HBS Staff Affinity Group

    Email family to join their listserv and Teams channel to stay up-to-date on events and opportunities happening in the LGBTQ+ community at HBS.

    HBS LGBTQ+ Community

    The LGBTQ+ community has historically been underrepresented in MBA programs and in business, but with each passing year, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals continue to increase their presence in business schools and in leadership positions in companies and other organizations.

    PRIDE Club at Harvard Business School

    PRIDE, a Student Club at Harvard Business School, is an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) MBA students and partners.

    HBS PRIDE Alumni Association

    We are the Harvard Business School alumni club representing the LGBTQIA+ population.

  • Harvard University
  • Harvard LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff (QERG)

    The mission of the LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Employee Resource Group (QERG) of Harvard University is to ensure that Harvard is a welcoming and inclusive workplace for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary, and queer employees. 

    Harvard Gender & Sexuality Caucus

    Since 1984, the HGSC (formerly the HGLC) is dedicated to fostering a robust community that links the BGLTQ alumni, faculty, staff and students together on campus and around the world.

    Harvard LGBTQ@GSAS Association

    The Harvard LGBTQ@GSAS Association provides a community and safe space for GSAS students who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer graduate students or those who self-identify as LGBTQ allies.

    Harvard College Office of BGLTQ Student Life 

    The Office of BGLTQ Student Life serves as a central resource for bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, queer, and questioning (BGLTQ) students at Harvard College. expressions.

    Out @ Harvard

    Out @ Harvard is a list of openly BGLTQ-identifying faculty, staff, and graduate students who want to serve as a resource to undergraduate students.

    Queer Advisory Council

    The Queer Advisory Council is a collaborative board of student leaders from BGLTQ-focused student organizations throughout Harvard College and at-large student members with a demonstrated interest in supporting queer issues.

  • General Resources
  • StartOut

    StartOut accelerates the growth of the LGBTQ+ community to drive its economic empowerment, building a world where every LGBTQ+ entrepreneur has equal access to lead, succeed, and shape the workforce of the future.


    Gaingels co-invests with select venture capital leads in companies resolved on building diverse and inclusive teams. We seek to drive top returns while influencing the ecosystem and representing the LGBTQ community, its allies, and a diverse group of investors within the capital stack of its portfolio companies.

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: LGBTQ Inclusion Hub for Small Businesses

    The LGBTQ Inclusion Hub for Small Businesses is an online platform for small business owners to find the resources and inspiration they need to build inclusive workplaces.