Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Queer-Owned Businesses

All types of presents for all types of people, made by members of the LGBTQ community

Every gift we give can have a resounding impact well beyond the reaction of the receiver. To buy today almost requires one to be mindful of where their money goes—and who it can benefit. In recent years, advancements for the LGBTQ community often come with backlash and burden. Support is always necessary. Items in this Queer-Owned Businesses gift guide are not just for queer people; …

Cannabis Beverage Brand Introduces Rolling Paper Straws

Recently launched Canadian brand Truss Beverages (a collaborative venture from HEXO and Molson Coors) produces a range of THC-infused drinks, along with an apt and playful accompaniment: a pack of rollable paper straws. Taking notes from traditional joint-toking, but tweaking the ritual for contemporary cannabis consumption, each pack opens up to reveal “a dowel for straw-rolling” and instructions. The straws are made from coated polyart …

Gossamer Magazine Launches Cannabinoid-Rich Tinctures

An attempt to further democratize cannabis with approachable and genuinely beneficial products

Founded in 2017, Gossamer explores traditional pillars like travel, design, art, culture and food, all through a “green lens.” A magazine made for people who enjoy smoking (or ingesting) marijuana, the content aims to reflect that of a great high, be it humorous, curious, strange or simply entertaining via thoughtful articles, photo essays, interviews, activities and more. Ahead of their fifth volume, Gossamer launched the …