59 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses You Can Support This Year

From gender-inclusive beauty items to cocktail kits and ice cream, you're sure to find products you'll love.
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June is Pride Month, which means a lot of companies are offering rainbow-themed merchandise as a way to highlight celebrations, plus entice shoppers looking to support a good cause. Stores like Target can make it easy to find these items all year long, while other retailers seem to show their support only during the month of June.

Here at DealNews, we believe in boosting communities throughout the year, which is why we've made an effort to help shoppers find women and minority-owned businesses, including Asian-owned and Indigenous-owned brands. Check out our guide below to a number of LGBTQ-owned businesses you can support year-round, and be sure to let us know in the comments if we missed one of your favorites!

59 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses to Support

Store What You Can Buy
Alder New York Skin care
Beekman 1802 Skin care, body care
Dragun Beauty Cosmetics
Fempower Beauty Lipstick, lip gloss, pins, mirror decals
Ghost Democracy Skin care
Jean Paul Gaultier Fragrances, clothing
Kaleidoscope Hair care
Maapilim Skin care, hair care, grooming products, wellness items
Malin+Goetz Skin care
Nimya Skin care, cosmetics
Pause Well-Aging Skin care
Peace Out Skincare Skin care
Store What You Can Buy
Aknvas Clothing
Andie Swimwear
Automic Gold Jewelry
Chromat Swimwear
Gay Pride Apparel Clothing, accessories
gc2b Chest binders, clothing
Heckin' Unicorn Accessories
HOMOCO Swimwear
Kirrin Finch Clothing
Limitless Wearables Clothing, accessories
One DNA Clothing, accessories
PinkNews Clothing, accessories
Pride Socks Socks
Show & Tell Clothing, accessories, home goods
Steer Queer Jewelry, vintage clothing (in separate Etsy shop)
TomboyX Clothing
Wildfang Clothing
Store What You Can Buy
18.21 Bitters Bitters, shrubs, syrups, carbonated mixers
Baz Bagel Baking kits, tie-dye bagels, more
Bokksu Japanese snacks, candies, and teas
Coolhaus Ice cream, treats
Equator Coffees Coffee, equipment, apparel
Lick Honest Ice Creams Ice cream
Paru Tea, teaware, accessories
Pink House Alchemy Syrups, bitters, shrubs, fruit garnishes, cocktail kits
Queer Coffee Whole-bean dark-roast coffee
Store What You Can Buy
Boy Smells Candles, fragrances, intimates
Culture Flock Candles, drinkware, paper goods, art, jewelry, apparel, more
Lockwood Decor, dining items, snacks, more
The New Savant Candles
Outdoor Fellow Candles, reed diffusers
Queer Candle Co. Candles
Yim Creations Candles
Store What You Can Buy
A Tribe Called Queer Support community creating safe spaces "through mental health, wellness, art, education and more"
Ash + Chess Cards, prints, books, clothing, accessories, more
Goodbuy Tool for finding small businesses that align with your values
Hey Atlas Creative Journals, bookmarks, pens
Ink Meets Paper Paper goods, pens
Loyalty Bookstores Books, eBooks, audiobooks, bundles
Northwest Press LGBTQ+ comics and graphic novels
Otherwild Clothing, accessories, beauty, home goods
Rainbow Crate Queer book subscription box
Roverlund Pet items
Two Minds Press Screen-printed totes, shirts, sweatshirts, patches, stickers, socks, pennants, prints

An LGBTQ ally is someone who isn't LGTBQ but works to support LGBTQ communities. If you're looking to support these supporters, here are a few ally-owned businesses to consider shopping.

Store What You Can Buy
Fluide Cosmetics
Jecca Blac Cosmetics (Warning: Site plays loud music)
Pride Palace Flags (including free pride flags), rings, pins, apparel

Read the 'About' Page

Some businesses are happy to note they're LGBTQ-owned and divulge that information on the "About" pages of their websites. Not all business owners do this, however — especially if they don't think it's applicable to the business. If you're curious, you can always perform a simple Google search for the founder or founders, along with "LGBT" to see if you can find out that way.

SEE ALSO: Your Guide to Shopping Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

If the "About" page doesn't give you the information you're looking for, consider checking out the press page of the site. This is where companies usually highlight any media coverage they've received, so if they were featured in pieces specifically noting LGBTQ-owned businesses, you may find the ownership info here.

Search on Social Media

While the "About" page might not be illuminating, the company's social pages may have the information you're seeking. Check their bios for relevant hashtags or outright language noting they're an LGBTQ-owned business, for instance. If that doesn't yield anything, look through their posts — especially those within June, as it's Pride Month. See if you can find relevant info there. Beware, though, that if the business isn't widely advertising it, it may be because they don't want to call attention to how they identify.

Check Intentionalist

Intentionalist is a useful site because it allows you to filter by a ton of different criteria to find businesses that you want to support. And that includes filtering for LGBTQ-owned businesses. If you want to support a specific community, Intentionalist is a good place to start.


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