Retail Pride 2023

June 6, 2023

Retail continues to be a vibrant and inclusive community, offering opportunities to people from all walks of life. As the largest private-sector employer in North America, the retail industry plays a crucial role in empowering individuals and advocating for important causes. We take pride in collaborating with brands that proudly showcase a commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and making a positive impact on the lives and careers of others!

Join us in celebrating the inspiring initiatives of these brands as they commemorate Pride 2023:

The Container Store

Embracing the spirit of inclusivity and equal rights, The Container Store has partnered with Out & Equal, a leading organization dedicated to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. For Pride 2023, the company launched a giving campaign, allowing both employees and customers to contribute towards Out & Equal’s essential work. 

The funds raised will support executive leadership development, comprehensive Diversity & Inclusivity training, and professional networking opportunities, fostering inclusive and welcoming work environments.

 That’s not it! The Container Store has committed $15,000 to assist Out & Equal in providing educational experiences and resources to employees and partners alike.

Read more about how The Container Store is organizing for Pride 2023!

Nike Be True

Nike is once again celebrating all the stories, identities, and orientations that find freedom in movement as we work towards creating a more inclusive future. For Pride 2023, they’ve introduced the new “Be True” footwear and apparel collection.

The collection showcases new versions of the Terminator High and the Air Max 97, now in hues that pay homage to LGBTQIA+ history with vintage-inspired details. Let’s join Nike in embracing the spirit of Pride Month and celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community with every step we take!

Check it out at


For Pride, Lush team members are sharing their stories. Hear about the moments that made them feel seen at

Lush has baked impact and giving back into their entire organization. (Literally!) Here are some of the most recent Charity Pot campaigns by Lush.


American Eagle (AEO) has collaborated with model and TikTok star Olivia Ponton for an exciting line of genderless Pride gear. This vibrant collection includes high-waisted shorts, a rainbow-seamed jean jacket, a moon-inspired graphic T-shirt with the empowering message “Not a phase,” and accessories like a hat and tote bag embroidered with “Totes gay.” 

Olivia Ponton, with her massive following, is actively promoting AEO’s pride campaign and collection, sharing her excitement and support for the LGBTQIA+ community. AEO is also making a positive impact by donating $100,000 to the It Gets Better Project, empowering LGBTQ+ youth globally. 

Check out the AE + Olivia Ponton collection!

Happy Pride Month from the Zipline family!


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