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What Are Some Things You've Bought From Queer-Owned Brands That You Use All The Time?

Give us the deets about your fave LGBTQ businesses β€” because we want to know, Where did you get that?!

Ok, fam, we *LOVE* small businesses and we know you L-O-V-E small businesses. We should be supporting them all the livelong year β€” because, honestly, some of the most unique, creative, and simply stunning products come from them.


So here's the question of the hour: what are some products you've bought from queer-owned businesses that you cannot πŸ‘ get πŸ‘ enough πŸ‘ of πŸ‘?

Perhaps you're obsessed with something that's both gorge and useful? Like delightful home decor items (like these Otherwild wall hooks) that have sparked so much joy, you can't keep a straight face anytime you enter your home.

Hooks in the shape of a woman's upper body

Otherwild is a queer-identified, woman-owned store located in Los Angeles. They specialize in unique home decor and apparel.

Or a WFH-approved garment (like this TomboyX bra) that you've been lounging in non-stop and wearing for back-to-back Zoom calls.

TomboyX, Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

TomboyX was founded by Fran and Naomi who wanted to create adaptive underwear and loungewear that is both comfy and actually fits your body the way you want it to. In addition to bras and undies, they also sell super-soft sleepwear, swimwear, socks, and more.

It could be a deliciously scented Boy Smells candle that speaks to your ~spicy~ personality, and illuminates your home with a cozy glow.

The Redhead candle surrounded by poppies
Boy Smells

Boy Smells was started by real-life partners Matthew Herman and David Kien, who pride themselves in creating products to elevate your intimate world. Think: fragrant candles and cozy intimate apparel made for all genders.

Or it could be a swoon-worthy Junebug and Darlin cross-stitch kit that has gotten you through your quarantine evenings, if you've been surrounded by crafting supplies since the beginning of 2020.

Three cross stitch loops, all with small floral design at the bottom and the one on the top left has the words "Sher, Her, Hers" the top right has the words "They, Them, Their", and the one in the middle bottom has the words "He, Him, His"
Junebug and Darlin / Etsy

Junebug and Darlin is a queer, femme-run business out of Portland, Oregon, since 2016. The shop offers cross stitch kits and patterns to provide inspiration and tools for people to create an heirloom craft.

Whatever it may be, we want to know what products you've purchased from a queer-owned biz and why you love and use them so freaking much. Tell us in the comments below for the chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!

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