Unapologetically Queer Affirming (local) Businesses

This is an evolving page; feel free to share your experiences and suggestions with us at info@queerhumboldt.org


Art Center 

     (707) 822-4800; 823 H St., Arcata, CA  


Charles Mondragon Construction

     (707) 834-9978; 2525 Daffodil Ave., McKinleyville, CA

Eco-Groovy Deals -- Thrift store

     (707) 834-7220; 813 H St., Arcata, CA


Englighten Salon       

1515 G St., Arcata, CA


Fancyland (Small, Queer-owned, Off-the-Grid Retreat Center near Arcata)


Fit Nor Cal -- queer friendly and safe gym that offers gender affirming body building


Hair Unlimited


Humboldt Barber Shop

    (707) 601-2300; 1034 H St., Arcata, CA


    (we hear Aydan is especially rad)

JuJuBees -- a resale children's store that provides everything from pregnancy to the teenage years.  Trading and selling clothing, shoes, toys, books, and much more.

      (707) 630-5075; 853 H St., Arcata, CA


Luna's Llama Adventures


Moonrise Herbs -- Herbs, tea blends, and so much more!

     (707) 822-5296; 826 G St., Arcata, CA


North Coast Co-Op -- Local, member-owned grocery cooperative

     (707) 822-5947; 811 I St., Arcata, CA  95521


Outer Space Arcata -- an inclusive, all ages, art, music, and workshop center 


Onyx - Private Holistic Studio -- LGBTQ and POC empowered and owned health and beauty studio


Patches Pastries


Peaches & Pearls -- a woman-owned, education-based, gender-inclusive, feminist adult shop dedicated to compassion, empathy and love. 

     (707) 502-2589; 853 H St., Arcata, CA  


Renata's Creperie

     (707) 825-8783; 1030 G St., Arcata, CA


Rooting Resilience (Erin Fowler) Somatic Sex Education

   (707) 849-8111; 1mothrider@gmail.com

Social Spas 

     (707) 382-2944; 770 11th St., Arcata, CA


Solutions --  Fun, eco-friendly products.

     (707) 822-6972; 858 G St., Arcata, CA

Susan Baughman, M.A. CCC-SLP (she/her) 

(Vocal Coaching)

     (707) 440-9165, owner@susanbaughmanslp.com

     Offering virtual and in-home therapy

Sylvia Chrisney, CMT, CPT (Queer-owned Manual Therapy & Healthcare)


Weddings in the Wild


Eureka / Samoa

A Restful Space (Trauma-Conscious Restorative Yoga)


Bling Brow Bar -- inclusive beauty bar that offers body waxing for all genders 


Body Tuners -- queer friendly gym with safe and private training space


Frankie's New York Style Bagels


Fringe & Folly Salon

     (707) 613-3244; 219 2nd St., Eureka, CA


GLOW Salon -- Innovative, reliable, and sustainable beauty services and products

     529 E St., Eureka, CA  95501; (707) 798-1180


Hair by SuperKate -- queer friendly licensed barber




Humboldt Bay Social Club

    (707) 502-8544; 900 New Navy Base Rd, Samoa, CA


Humboldt Carpet Showroom -- 

     (707) 442-0291; 1128 3rd St., Eureka, CA


Kiskanu -- Dispensary

     (707) 497-6193;  2200 4th St., Eureka, CA


North Coast Co-Op -- local, member-owned grocery cooperative.

     25 4th St., Eureka, CA  95501; (707) 443-6027


Nueva Vida Doula Services

     (707) 809-5859;  3117 E St, Eureka, CA


Sparky Fox Arcade -- Video Arcade

     (707) 476-3973; 3300 Broadway, Suite 415, Eureka, CA   

The Inn at 2nd & C ● Phatsy Kline's ● The Historic Eagle House -- majority women-owned, LGBT friendly, gathering space, parlor bar and lounge, and room and suite rental hub all in one!


Van Donohue - Village Healing Spa (Massage Therapy)


Ferndale / Fortuna / Loleta

The Blacksmith Shop

     445 Main St., Ferndale, CA  95536; (707) 786-4216


Jersey Scoops

     348 Main St., Loleta CA; (707) 683-9067


Mind's Eye Coffee Lounge

      393 Main St., Ferndale, CA  95536; (707) 786-3393


Oasis Tent Rentals -- Fully Furnished Bell Tents and Party Supply Rentals    


The Redwood Riverwalk | A Boutique Motel 


Tessa Knight, CMP -- queer friendly practitioner of Deep Bodywork and Esalen massage



Redwood Raindrop Harmonics -- Precious gems and crystals, gem-infused water, fine local art, fair trade decor, and more.

773 Redwood Dr., Ste B, Garberville, CA  95542; (707) 223-3322


Willow Creek

Carrie Mayfield Photography