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; …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Kids + Pets

From wholesome games to stylish gear, magical books and beyond

We are all aware that there are substantial differences between children and pets, but the similarities are also significant: they rely on us, love us unconditionally and vice versa. Products designed for these small loved ones are also somehow brimming with wonder and delight. Our Kids + Pets gift guide comprises all kinds of items—from toys to books, garments, gear and games. Some are practical …

Interview: Jamie Knowles, Founder of Dog-Focused Travel Gear Company Roverlund

Discussing the developmental path for carriers and leashes that last

For their October 2019 brand launch, Roverlund introduced design-forward and durable dog carriers, inspired by wanderlust, as their hero product. The airline-friendly item features mountain-climbing rope handles and a plush internal dog bed and speaks volumes about their mission: to provide dog-owners with a long-lasting product as adventurous and exciting as their pets. Since the launch, Roverlund’s camouflage colorway has already sold out (restocked next …