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Ballenger Farm


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17293 Ballenger Lane

Hamilton, VA 20158


JOINED

Joined on November 5, 2022

INDUSTRY

Business





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DESCRIPTION

We are a historic venue, specializing in intimate weddings and events.


OUR REVIEW

As an early adopter of the Equality Allies program, Ballenger Farm demonstrates a commitment to the ideals of diversity, inclusion, and equality. With a thorough review of their business activities, we found no history of discriminatory practices or exclusive reviews.


General Survey

Question: How many of your employees or volunteers are members of the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: Not Applicable—We don't have any employees or volunteers.


Question: Are your leadership, human resources, employees, or volunteers provided or required to utilize LGBTQ-specific training or educational content each year?

Answer: Not Applicable


Question: How often do you believe your leadership, human resources, employees, or volunteers utilize LGBTQ-specific training or educational content each year?

Answer: Not Applicable


Question: Do you feel that your policies and procedures cover LGBTQ-specific needs for all of your employees, staff, and volunteers?

Answer: Not Applicable


Question: Do you feel that your policies and procedures cover LGBTQ-specific needs for your those who rely on your service?

Answer: Not Applicable


Question: How well do you feel that you and your staff are doing at creating an accepting and affirming presence for the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: Our staff and space are generally friendly, non-hostile, and open to all people, but nothing LGBTQ+ specific.


Industry Survey

Question: Is your business currently affiliated with any LGBTQ+ organizations? If so, which ones?

Answer: No


Question: Has your business ever donated to or partnered with any organization(s)? If so, which ones?

Answer: No


Question: Would you be interested in participating in LGBTQ+ training provided by Equality Loudoun in the future?

Answer: Yes


Question: How do you make sure you are employing a diverse group of people that are qualified for the job?

Answer: I’m a queer person that runs this business with just my dad. So, I guess n/a?


Question: What are you doing to make your business a safe space in the community for LGBTQ+ people?

Answer: Our contracts are gender-neutral and do not use language like bride/groom. We allow couples to select their own vendors, so they are able to work with folks that they vibe with and we welcome all.


Question: Do you provide all-gendered/non-gendered/unisex restrooms or have a trans-inclusive bathroom policy at your place of business?

Answer: Yes

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