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 …

“Colors” Skateboard

From artist and skateboarder Jeffrey Cheung—who runs There Skateboards, an offshoot of  the SF-based collective Unity which represents and supports queer skaters—this “Colors” deck features his signature figurative art. Available in two sizes (8.25 or 8.5 inches), this skateboard has been made and designed with all types of skaters in mind.

Snack Pack 5.25 Skateboard Wheels + Trucks Set

Suitable for boards measuring eight to 8.37 inches, these skateboard wheels and trucks hail from Australian premium skate brand Picture Wheel Company. Clad in an icy color scheme of blue, white, black and silver, the set features pre-oiled bearings and the brand’s logo. It comes packaged in a box that nods to the design of Krispy Kreme.