Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Queer-Owned Brands

Products by LGBTQ+ makers, designers, artists, writers and more

Every gift we give can have a resounding impact well beyond the reaction of the receiver so it’s important to be mindful of where our money goes. Supporting the LGBTQ+ community is always necessary—every day, all year round. (And whether friend or family, be sure to check in on the LGBTQ+ people in your life, especially over the holidays.) LGBTQ+ designers, artists, authors, makers and …

Queer Tarot: An Inclusive Deck and Guidebook

Featuring the design and artwork of the queer and trans artist team Ash + Chess, this 78-card tarot deck is a vibrant, affirming and inclusive set with depictions based on real LGBTQ+ people of different sizes, abilities, races and sexual orientations. Alongside it is a helpful guidebook that includes descriptions, suggested readings and the history for each card. It all comes in a magnetic keepsake …

“Be Gay Do Crime” Shirt

Centralia, Pennsylvania-based artist Bum Lung collaborated with online, sweatshop-free merchandise shop Punk With A Camera to create a series of tops featuring their “Be Gay Do Crime” artwork. Available as a cropped, long-sleeve or regular T-shirt; sweater; tank; crewneck sweater or hoodie, the art reclaims the ways in which queer people have been stereotyped and scapegoated for problems in society. All proceeds from sales go …