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 …

Halloween’s Intrinsic Connection to Queerness

Throughout recent history—from the 1940s to the ’70s and ’80s—Halloween has been a vehicle for queer people to embrace who they are. Case in point: Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. In its first year in 1976, the parade drew 160 attendees who were predominately Black trans folk, drag queens and other people in the LGBTQ+ community. As a celebration of all things different and taboo, the …

“Ice Cream” Skateboard

Skateboarding is a culture traditionally rife with homophobia and exclusivity, but artist and activist Jeffrey Cheung and his partner Gabriel Ramirez are working to change that through their radical, queer skate collective UNITY and brand THERE Skateboards. From the store comes “Ice Cream,” a standard 8.25-inch board that fittingly features Cheung’s charming portraits stacked like scoops of ice cream.