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Just 19 Cool Products To Celebrate Pride Month (And Beyond)

Not that we need a reason to celebrate.

1. An embroidered T-shirt with the message, "Sounds gay, I'm in," which is probably how you respond over text when your friends invite you to a shindig. 

Model wearing blue t-shirt with the phrase
Gay Pride Apparel

Gay Pride Apparel is a 100% queer-owned small business run by best-friends-turned-couple Jesus and Sergio since 2019. They create handmade, high-quality garments with cheeky, political, and simple designs. They also partner with nonprofits, LGBTQ+ artists, and more to give back to the community.

Get it from Gay Pride Apparel for $34 (available in sizes XS–4XL and in eight colors).

2. A Mickey Mouse mini backpack for an outward display of the magic you already have inside of you, but also a practical item to carry all of your essentials every day. 

the mini backpack with the word pride on the bottom with the disney d and a rainbow heart front pocket

During Pride month, The Walt Disney Company is donating all of the profits from the Disney Pride Collection to support LGBTQIA+ youth and families by supporting these organizations here

Promising review: "The past Pride collections seemed to be a little chaotic in design but this one is so cute! It’s a simple black backpack with the rainbow heart as its centerpiece. I love it so much!" —Galaxy001

Get it from ShopDisney for $75.

3. A throw pillow that'll show off your pride and add queer magic to your living quarters. 

blue throw pillow with rainbow print on it
Common Dear

Common Dear is a woman- and queer-owned biz based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma that sells home and paper goods as well as self-care items and accessories!

Get it from Common Dear for $48.50.

4. A doormat to give you a sweet ~welcome home~ every night. 

the doormat that reads homo sweet home

Otherwild is queer-identified, woman-owned store, and offers an amazing assortment of gorgeous jewelry, lovely apparel, and awesome housewares. 

Get it from Otherwild for $72.

5. A cute crochet octopus you can get to represent your own identity or gift to someone else as acknowledgement and acceptance of theirs. It'll look so great on a dresser, nightstand, or desk. So cute, right? 

octopus-shaped beanies in various LGBT flag colors
Just Bee Yourself Craft / Etsy

Just Bee Yourself Craft is a small Etsy shop that sells handmade LGBT goods, including knitted ear warmers and small crochet animals.

Promising review: "Absolutely adorable! Sent photos to all my friends as soon as it came; the bisexual octopus is famous! It is so well made! Totally worth the purchase! Please buy from this wonderful human being!" —Etsy Customer

Get it from Just Bee Yourself Craft on Etsy for $6.40 (available in seven colors).

6. A pair of Dr. Martens sleek white Oxford shoes fashioned in a classic style with a peek-a-boo rainbow design toward the back. You'll be able to wear a little rainbow with you, even at the corporate office. 

a close up of the rainbow design located on the back of the shoes
a model wearing the shoes with light wash denim jeans
Dr. Martens

This year Dr. Marten's is contributing $200,000 to the The Trevor Project, the world’s largest organization focused on preventing LGBTQ youth suicide through counseling, resources, and education.

Get it from Dr. Martens for $120 (available in men's sizes 6–14 and women's sizes 5–12).

7. An enamel pin in the form of ~Gay's~ flaming hot chips, because you ARE a snack, and a pretty darn hot one, too. 

Hand holding the
Lovestruck Prints / Etsy

The artist behind queer-owned small biz Lovestruck Prints, Geneviève Darling, creates art that's meant to be relatable and comforting, but also challenge heteronormative views, rooted in feminist and queer values.

Promising review: "I LOVE the pins. Great gifts for your friends! and they look great on your denim jacket. Gen is amazing, kind and understanding. Will definitely be coming back for more. P.S. shipping note: If you live in the U.S. definitely make that you order now if you need the items by a certain time. The USPS is very strained right now and they need all the time they can get to move packages. Just be mindful of the essential workers making our pin dreams come true. Much love." —Emma

Get it from Lovestruck Prints on Etsy for $8.05.

8. A pair of rainbow frames because you probably should've upgraded your frames a while ago, but thankfully you waited until you found these beauties. And because of their colors, you'll be able to pair them with any and every outfit you own. 

a model wearing the frames

EyeBuyDirect is donating 5% of the proceeds from their Pride collection to The Trevor Project, the world’s largest organization focused on preventing LGBTQ youth suicide through counseling, resources, and education.

Promising review: "I absolutely love my new rainbow frames for all the colors in the frames. I was excited to have gotten these eyeglasses for a while now and it will go with all my Pride outfits. I’m truly glad I finally have a Pride pair of glasses!" —Daniel W.

Get it from EyeBuyDirect for $19 (available in two sizes). 

9. An electric toothbrush with a soft-bristle brush head, timed sonic vibrations, and a whopping three-month battery life. It'll keep your pearly whites ~bright and shiny~. 

a model holding the toothbrush that has rainbow colors over it

Quip is donating $50,000 from sales of this Pride brush to the Ali Forney Center to help LGBTQ+ youth avoid homelessness.

Promising review: "This is the best toothbrush you’ll ever buy! I’ve used an electrical toothbrush before, but I looooooove the Quip so much more!! It’s small and easy for travel, as well as make your mouth feel as fresh as going to the dentist! Best money spent." —Chelsy M

Get it from Quip for $40 (originally $45).

10. A pair of beautiful duster earrings for a unique accessory to act as the cherry on top of your OOTD. 

a closeup of the earrings that have a long stem and an orb and loop at the end
a model wearing the earrings that are long enough to touch the shoulder
Gran Sans

Grans Sans is a Black-, queer-, and woman-owned jewelry business that creates handmade jewelry inspired by the designer's grandmother.

Get them from Grans Sans for $75.

11. A 12-pack of ChapStick in a cotton candy flavor so your lips will stay sweet and moisturized all summer long. 

the chapstick with a rainbow designed casing

ChapStick partnered with It Gets Better Project, a nonprofit organization that sets out to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. This month, Chapstick is donating 100% of the profits from each Love Wins pack purchased to support the nonprofit's efforts. Other causes supported by ChapStick can be found here

Promising review: "I am loving my new cotton candy ChapStick. Smells so good, makes me wish I was actually eating cotton candy. Lol #LoveWins" —Gavin

Get a 12-pack from ChapStick for $24

12. A bisexual pride mug for curling up with a hot or cold beverage of your choice on the couch after a long day to watch Fire Island on Hulu. FYI: Such a good movie!  

white mug with heart filled with bisexual flag colors inside
Bitchin Design Co / Etsy

Bitchin Design Co is an LGBTQ+ owned and operated shop based in Minnesota. You'll find T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, stickers, and art prints for Pride Month and beyond.

Get it from Bitchin Design Co on Etsy for $13.59.

13. A pair of Toms gradient rainbow sneaks that'll go perfectly with those shorts you just picked up last week. 

the sneakers that are a gradient design with colors of the rainbow

Toms gives 1/3 of the profits from their Unity Collection to organizations like Colors that provides free and unlimited LGBTQ+ affirmative mental health care to young people under 25 years old.

Get it from Toms for $64.95 (available in women's sizes 5–12 and six options).

14. A rainbow heart pool float to sail on good vibes on a nice sunny day. 

the heart rainbow pool float

Lockwood is a queer mom-owned small business curating and creating unique home goods, beauty products, clothing, and stationery.

Gift it from Lockwood for $28.95.

15. A Boy Smells Marble Fruit bundle from their Forbidden Fruit Pride collection designed to be extra fruity. Ripe for the picking, the juicy Marble Fruit Duo comes with a 8.5 ounce candle and 65 milliliter "Genderful" fine fragrance. 

the bundle
Boy Smells

Boy Smells began in 2016 when cofounders (and real-life partners) Matthew Herman and David Kien started experimenting with candle-making and developing scents that didn't conform to the gender binary. This year, their Pride collection benefits GLSEN and the organization's initiatives around safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ+ youth.

Get it from Boy Smells for $125.

Shop the individual items in the Forbidden Fruit Pride collection here

16. A pair of over-the-ear headphones to get