More businesses sign onto Washington marriage equality pledge, including Starbucks, Microsoft

Big business has been getting some press for their support of Washington’s newly introduced gay marriage bills, which are now expected to pass both the Senate and the House. Last Thursday six prominent companies, including Microsoft and Nike signed a letter of support for SB 6239 and HB 2516. Today Starbucks joined the growing list of corporations in support of Washington state marriage equality saying,

Starbucks is proud to join other leading Northwest employers in support of Washington State legislation recognizing marriage equality for same-sex couples…

We are proud of our Pride Alliance Partner Network group, which is one of the largest Employer Resource Groups for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employees in the U.S., helping to raise awareness about issues in the communities where we live and work…

For the last 20 years, our benefits program has offered domestic partner benefits in the U.S. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs and alternative health care coverage. All partners (part-time and full-time) in all work locations, whether in a store, a roasting plant or a corporate office, adhere to the same eligibility requirements for health coverage and have access to the same comprehensive health plans…

Below is a comprehensive list of over 100 companies (via CBS Seattle) that have pledged their support.

Washington United for Marriage Business Coalition

16 Copenhagen

A New Chapter

Adrift Hotel

Alcoa, Inc.

American Family Insurance

Area 58 Fine Art

Atticus Coffee & Gifts

Attorney at Law, P.S.

Barbara Grant Consulting Group

Big Mario’s Pizza

Bimbos Cantina


Blue Moon Burgers

Boo Radley’s

BrandQuery LLC

BrandQuery, LLV

Business Diversity Counseling Services

Capitol Florist

Central Physical Therapy & Fitness, Inc.

CG Tech Services, Inc.

Cha Cha Lounge

Choke Shirt Company and Prints

Chris Porter Medical

Clean Air Lawn Care

Conner Remodeling &Design, INC.

Connors and Company


Cordova Law Firm

Cupcake Royale

Dani Weiss Photography

DBL Property Maintenance

DML Insurance Services, Inc.

Elliot Bay Book Co.

Freeman LLC

Fun Fitness

Fuzed Travel

Group Health Plan

Go Green Directory



Hillside Quickie Restaurants

Inn at Discovery Coast

Integrated Financial Group

James Braden

Jason Rumohr

JSW Ventures


Kelly Printing & Graphics

Kill Rock Stars

Kings Hardware

Lagoma Lodge

Law Office of Allen Draher, PLLC

LGBTQ Counseling Servicecs

Liberty Cafe

Local 360

Local Grown Cafe

Local Roots Farm


Moe Bar

Mx2 Computer Consulting


Northmoon Artistic Creations

Onto Entertainment

Out There Monthly: The Inland NW Guide to Outdoor Recreation

Pacific Forest Resources

Pike Street Fish Fry


Portland Area Business Association

Precision Door Service

Rain City Entertainment

Real Networks


Screenplay, Inc.

Seattle Cigar Expo

Seattle Gay News

Seattle Interactive Conference

Seattle Popcorn Company Inc. DBA Uncle Woddy’s Caramel Corn

Seattle Restaurant Alliance

Seattle Tattoo Expo

Serendipity Catering

Skylark Cafe & Club

Spitfire Bar & Grill

Spokane Wireless Inc.


Stoel Rives

Tango Restaurant

The 5 Point Café

The Clark Company

The Crocodile

The Red Door

The Saint

The Wedding Gentleman

Thinking Cap Communications & Design

ThirdPlanet Productions

Thom’s Hand-Brewed Coffee

True North, PLLC

Tula’s Restaurant and Jazz Club

Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria

Unicorn Bar

Verite Coffee

Vista Diagnostics International


Wed4Less Northwest

Whidbey Wayfarer Farm

Wild Sage American Bistro

Zenith Diversity

Zim’s Mobile Computer Services LLC

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