June 7, 2021

Master List of Nurse and Diversity-Owned Brands that Healthcare Travelers Love

Diverse group of nurses joining hands in unity

Supporting our travelers means championing you both personally and professionally. Our long-term commitment to a focus on inclusivity includes highlighting brands that share the sentiment and that are important to you as a healthcare worker and ally. Below is a list of brands that embrace diversity and that many healthcare travelers also love. While some of the brands listed are larger companies, they are allies for DE&I initiatives.

Retail Brands

Bombas – Bombas has community at its core with its buy one, donate one philosophy. This philosophy applies to every collection, including its Pride collection and Black Hive collection.

Clove® – Shoes for Healthcare – Clove® was started by Joe Ammon, the husband of a registered nurse. With the introduction of its Pride Clove Collection, the company says it will be donating to Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers, which addresses health inequities for LGBTQ+ patients.

Figs Scrubs – Figs recently debuted its Pride Collection, which includes scrubs, socks and accessories. You can read the company’s Impact Report here to see how they give back. 

Grace Health Scrubs – A Black-owned uniform retailer led by CEO and registered nurse Tina Payne, Grace Health Scrubs LLC offers healthcare workers high-end scrubs, medical accessories, socks, shoes and more.

Jaanuu Scrubs – Co-founded by Dr. Neela Sethi Young, Jaanuu Scrubs recently dropped a new selection of scrubs through its True Colors campaign. To see how the company supports an equitable environment throughout the year, click here.

Riot Healers – Started by a community health nurse, Riot Healers has apparel and accessories with designs that uplift healthcare workers and highlight human rights, social justice and health equity messages. 

SHADE Sunless Spa – SHADE is a group of LGBTQ+-owned sunless and tanning spas. For travelers taking an assignment in Central AR, spa services include teeth whitening, lash services, sugar wax hair removal, and more. Skincare products are available through online retail.

Zenni – This month, the eyewear brand is showing off its Pride prescription and nonprescription glasses with proceeds benefiting the It Gets Better Project

Travel & Lodging Brands

American Airlines – American Airlines was recognized on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2021 Corporate Equality Index for its inclusion of LGBTQ+ employees and their allies. Read more about its mission to create a workplace for all here.

Delta Airlines – The airline company is a platinum member of the Gay & Lesbian Travel Association, teams up with regional Pride events and more. Read about the company’s community involvement and LGBTQ+ support here

Hilton – Hilton is also a platinum member of the Gay & Lesbian Travel Association and received a 100 score on the HRC’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants – Kimpton supports LGBTQ+ efforts by donating $10 per night to The Trevor Project.

Marriott International, Inc. – The company recently earned a 100 percent score on the HRC’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index. You can read more of its LGBTQ+ travel stories and resources here.

Southwest Airlines – The airline company has established national, regional, and local community partnerships with LGBTQ+ organizations. For a complete list of them, click here.

United Airlines – United Airlines shows it is an ally through community outreach, partnerships and its own LGBTQ business resource group.

Food & Drink Brands

Chipotle – Chipotle is celebrating drag culture and LGBTQ+ culture with its first-ever Queen of Pride competition, which will benefit LGBTQ+ charities.

Dunkin’ Donuts – The donut shop is sharing the love as it celebrates Pride Month with Pride-themed e-gift cards, a new Pride tumbler and reusable straws, and a ‘Sprinkled with Pride’ donut at select restaurants.

Nguyen Coffee Supply – Founded by Sahra Nguyen, a Vietnamese American and daughter of refugees, this coffee company partners with Vietnamese farmers through direct-trade relationships to bring robusta coffee to the U.S.

Shake Shack – Shake Shack is giving back in June through orders of its Pride Shake. Five percent of every Pride Shake purchase will go to The Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to the LGBTQ+ community.

We’ll be adding to this list all year long. So, if you think there’s a brand we missed, reach out on social media to let us know what company should be added.