Queer, Quick, and Dirty Gift Guide
Great stuff that makes us feel good
By Beth Sullivan and Sarah Marloff,
12:01AM, Thu. Dec. 7, 2017
Need a bit more giftspo? Gay Place has you – and the deserving queers in your life – covered.
Ever wondered what a band who cites “Rufus Wainwright is the gay messiah” as their influence would sound like? You’ll have to listen to alt-rock act Born Again Virgins to find out (and trust us, you really want to).
Clothing & Goods
Smolder in your holiday photos with FLAVNT Streetwear’s selection of tank tops, sweatshirts, and T-shirts. And don’t forget to set your alarms for noon on Sat., Dec. 9, when their popular bareskin binders hit the virtual shelves.
Keep Austin Queer’s tees, koozies, and hats make the perfect stocking stuffers for the queer in your life looking to make a statement. All of their goods are screen printed and embroidered by hand to boot.
Get glitzy and gift yer boo a piece of jewelry handmade by Lori Lockhart. These wearable works of art use “vintage metals, beads and chain combined with a variety of natural stones, leather, bone, horn, wood and ceramics.”
Add some flair to your friends denim jacket with Lauren Dickens’ queer, quirky (queerky) iron-on embroidered patches and enamel pins.
Locally made herbal tinctures, salves, teas, infused oils, and soy candles are certain to light up and warm up the night for someone on your list.
Quality grooming products for your bearded lover or bro. Plus, it's made from responsible and conscientious ingredients. Obvi a local gem.
Give a gift that will take the receiver into the new year with a badge to OUTsider Festival – Austin’s annual fest and conference celebrating provocative queer art and artists – happening Feb. 14-18, 2018.
Comic and queer lovers alike will appreciate an introduction to David Tarafa's Beth Comics. Raunchy, real, and real queer. And fan art – as in tees, pins, and prints – are now available for purchase.
For more ideas, check out our other gift guide: Self-Care for Queers, By Queers