Warby Parker‘s just-launched Pupils Project Collection includes sunglasses and spectacles designed with notable New Yorkers like Gloria Steinem, Iman, Rosario Dawson, Michael K Williams and others. Our pick is Humberto Leon’s sharp, rectangular Sibley design—made from hand-polished cellulose acetate. Best of all, 100% of each purchase will go to the Pupils Project—which offers kids from low-income households vision screenings and eye exams at school, as well as free glasses (that they choose) if they need them.
Jen Gotch, founder of ban.do, has, admittedly, struggled with mental health issues for most of her life. “I know how challenging it can be both personally and professionally. It’s so important for us to open up a dialogue about how we are feeling and get to a place where we are comfortable asking for and receiving help,” she says. She believes that one way to get there is to eliminate the stigmas surrounding mental health. She hopes that the 7.8 necklace, a simple and stylish charmed chain, can be a conversation starter. “7.8” began as Gotch’s “magic number”: “In an emotional rating system that Jen created with her mom… 1 is depressed, 10 reflects a manic state and is too high, and 7.8 is just right,” an accompanying inscription reads. 100% of the proceeds will go to Bring Change To Mind–a non-profit dedicated to ending the stigmas surrounding mental illness.
All of the proceeds generated from the sales of this necklace from SexyBeast will go to Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Designed by Gabriela Artigas, the open cirlce design is inspired “by cycles of transformation and the way that networks of support strengthen the individual.” And, at the circle’s most delicate point, there is a single diamond (or a ruby if you desire).
The Special Olympics Athlete Oath, which reads, “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt,” is concentrated into its most exemplary pillar on this Prinkshop shirt. With the purchase each one, $7 is donated to the Special Olympics and the efforts they make in ending the discrimination against people with physical and intellectual disabilities.
Limited to an edition of 100, this “Abolish ICE” print by Ben Sanders doesn’t just look good, but all profits are being donated to RAICES—an organization that free and low-cost legal assistance to those facing detention at the US border. Measuring 24 by 36 inches, it’s printed on 80LB gloss-book stock, and is signed and numbered by the artist.
LA-based bfgf has joined several other artists and collectives for Debbie Carlos Shop’s series Democracy Prints. All proceeds from the collection’s sales will go to RAICES Texas Family Unification Bond Fund—whose mission is to reunite families separated at the US border. This particular print measures 13 by 19 inches, and is on matte heavyweight photo paper.
Founded and run by women, Wildfang supports the LGBTQ community all year—in 2017 they donated some $75K to various women- and LGBTQ-focused organizations including the ACLU and the Tegan and Sara Foundation. Right now, they’re sending a portion of the profits from the sale of the Pride iteration of their Wild Feminist T-shirt to The Trevor Foundation. The relaxed fit top is boxy and made for all genders; available in size from XS to 2XL.
Even just a rainbow trim speaks volumes. Such is the case on 2(X)IST’s Pride Jogger Colorblock Swim Short—all-white poly-microtwill with a colorful, celebratory accent. As for function, there’s a quick-dry mesh interior and deep side pockets, too. It’s the style that truly impresses, with retro dolphin splits at the side hem and a no-show rise. The brand is also making a donation to The Trevor Project.
This mesh tote bag—complete with rainbow strap—is made by UO in collaboration with GLSEN, an organization that’s aiming to create more LGBTQ-inclusive schools. With a mission that benefits both children and teens, the group was founded by a small team of teachers 25 years ago. UO will be donating $10 from the sale of each tote directly to GLSTEN in celebration and support of Pride.
With the message of “Unity &” embroidered in an array of colors on the front, ASOS’s GLAAD-partnered oversized sweatshirt reads loud and clear. The unisex item offers a roomy, active fit. Further, 25% of the proceeds from every shirt sold go to GLAAD—an organization protecting love equality.
The fact that no two handles are exactly alike—thanks to a truly unique, celebratory and mystifying iridescent finish—is only a sliver of the allure emanating from the razor in Harry’s new Shave With Pride set. The handles are a clever take on the rainbow association, of course, but it’s really the fact that 100% of all profits get donated to LGBTQ charities including GLAAD, APLA Health, Self Evident Truths Project, True Colors Fund and more. And again, usefulness remains at the forefront, with three German-engineered blade cartridges and a foaming shave shave (though, cream is an alternative) also in the kit.
With $10,000 each going to The Trevor Project and Lambda Legal—two organizations that offer support to the LGBTQ community in a multitude of ways—Warby Parker’s “Prism” collection of Haskell-style sunglasses offers a rainbow of colorways. From pink to red, blue and beyond, the new colorways are bright and statement-making—and our pick is Amethyst Crystal.
The message is clear on Lambda Legal’s Support Trans tank: it says “SUED” on the front and “SUPPORT TRANS LIVES” on the back. The pink and blue text pops against the white jersey cotton tank. But most importantly, all funds received go to support Lambda Legal’s lawsuit against the ban of transgender people in the military.
Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, Perth-based designer Poppy Lissiman’s “Pride” necklace is made from 18k gold-plated sterling silver and high-quality rainbow-colored cubic zirconia. 10% of the profits are donated to Rainbow International, an organization dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ rights activists in countries where gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are criminalized. Price is in AUD.
With silver, rainbow-flecked glitter gloss (made for lips and/or skin) and an equality temporary tattoo stamp, Milk’s Pride Pack is sheer celebration. All products included are vegan, cruelty- and talc-free. During June, the company is donating 50% of the packs’ sales to The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (aka The Center) which offers support, education and events for NYC’s LGBTQ communities.
Right to the point, Poketo’s colorful “As I Am” lapel pin is made to celebrate you as you are. Plus, for the month of June, 50% of the proceeds from sales with go directly to the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which offers the community support regarding health, housing, social services, education, leadership, advocacy and more. Last month the organization opened their 3,000-square-foot Trans Wellness Center—which is the result of six different local organizations joining forces.
This all-genders, four-color printed T-shirt boasts a delightful take on the ’80s English pop band Tears for Fears. Reading “Queers for Fears—angrier and scarier than ever,” the shirt is made from 100% jersey knit, heavyweight cotton and is available from small to XXXL. Best of all, Revel and Riot is an LGBTQ non-profit organization that also donates proceeds to other significant organizations all year—not just during Pride Month.
After the Parkland shooting, NYC-based designer Sarah Magid decided to make something tangible that supports March for Our Lives. Inspired by ancient Roman and Greek symbolism, she created a recycled bronze coin pendant which reads “We Demand Change” on one side and “March for Our Lives” on the other. With 25% of profits going to MOL, this coin is the first product in Magid’s new line called Personelle, which will donate to various organizations with each product.
With 100% of the profits donated to organizations promoting and fostering women’s leadership worldwide, more than lips will receive nourishment thanks to L’Occitane’s new apricot-fragranced “Solidarity” balm. Made with beeswax, shea butter, sunflower seed oil and more, this balm will hydrate and smooth lips, skin and hair.
A dark chocolate version of the best-selling salted caramel bar from Creighton’s Chocolaterie, this GIRL POWER snack’s sales yield a percentage of the profit to Girls Out Loud. This organization works with teenage girls and offers mentoring, workshops and more in order to encourage confidence, resilience and hopefully the ability to recognize their own greatness. Price is in Pounds.
The act of resistance is still relevant and essential, and a friendly reminder comes in necklace form thanks to Eriness. The block-letter nameplate-style piece comes in sterling silver, 14k gold or 14k gold with diamond letters. Most importantly, 20% of all proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood.
Made from 100% cashmere, and hand-stitched in NYC, Lingua Franca’s solid black sweater makes its message clear in contrasting white lettering: Believe Survivors. The Promoting Awareness | Victim Empowerment grassroots non-profit receives $100 from the sale of each sweater to help their team shatter the silence of sexual violence by promoting education and action.
Simple design and an even more simple message: The Outrage’s “Believe Women” postcards can’t be clearer. Measuring 5.83 by 4.13 inches, these matte postcards are especially useful for writing to your reps. NARAL Pro-Choice America—an organization that fights for the reproductive freedom for everybody in every state—will receive 100% of the profits.
Made to celebrate International Women’s Day, this slightly slim fit ALC T-shirt is made for all genders. The boxy white top comes in extra-small through large sizes and features a handwritten-style font. Best of all, 100% of the proceeds from sales go directly to Planned Parenthood to help the organization continue to provide non-judgmental, affordable health care, support and sex education for those who need it.