The Problem with Blacklists

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“Thanks for the update. I believe your listing was pulled from another source back in June….” Blacklists publishers constantly shift blame by mentioning they got the list from somewhere else, as if to say someone else is to blame or it was given to them by a “reliable source”.

Advocacy Action Plan

BEERSGIVING is an Initiative to Welcome, Mentor, Collaborate & Support Companies develop & retain their Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ & Military Talent in STEM Career Industries. Day 21 of 2021 has proven that these are the times we have been planning for. We had lived in a state of anticipation because we know, SHIT WILL HIT … Read moreAdvocacy Action Plan

A Call To Action

More pain, more tears, more nauseating news continues to fly out of the brewing industry every week. What is Pink Boots Society doing? What is the Brewer’s Association doing? The standard representative statement, “This is not our lane.”, is getting played out. Once again another woman has been forced to leave the brewing industry. It … Read moreA Call To Action

Anti-ABINBEV Explained

The question was posed: “May I just ask why everyone (including me) are so anti-ABINBEV, but totally ok with drinking the Willetized from Lagunitas? (FTR, I don’t support Lagunitas)” @Teri_16 via Twitter BEERSGIVING recently conducted a task force building round table, on a tour stop, which lead to the revelation that anti-ABINBEV sentiment has roots … Read moreAnti-ABINBEV Explained

Why Diversity Matters

Because sometimes someone else has a better idea. Period Press Play. Where Do You Stand? Take the test, know that you might not like what you learn. It’s okay. We can talk about. More Resources:,action%20on%20an%20unconscious%20level

Beersgiving 2020 Year End Report

On this episode of Hoppy Hour, Hops News co-hosts chat with Danii Oliver from BEERSGIVING and Pink Boots Society about the amazing things she’s doing through beer. Danii will have a special guest, US Army Veteran Veronica Ashley-Reid of Cultured Retreats with her as well. This weeks featured non-profit will be Beersgiving, with a live … Read moreBeersgiving 2020 Year End Report