We’re here, we’re queer and we’ve got Q’s holiday gift ideas

From family to fr-amily, sweeties to frenemies, your shopping list just got easier with Q ideas for giving – and maybe a little something for yourself.

Follow this week's Q Cover Guy through these great ideas for Home, Clothing, Tech, Jewelry, Pets and Adult items, plus Stocking Stuffers, all from queer and LGBTQ-friendly retailers, makers, brands and vendors.

Cyber Monday may be over, but your online shopping continues at the provided links.


Tea Towels with cute sayings, $12  and Aquiesse Soy Candles in amazing scents from $22 at BrushstrokesGourmet Oils & Vinegars, bottles from $13.50, sets from $37 at Splash of Olive in Decatur. Funky Furniture pieces from $25 at LNFY Thrift and Out of the Closet. Barware Collection with pieces from $275 at Tiffany & CoOriginal Art from $250 at Wild Oats & Billy Goats in Decatur.

Fun Socks in hundreds of styles from $8, JJ Malibu Pocket Shorts in a variety of fun prints, $26, C4 Print Belts, $35, and Graphic Tees from $21 all at Brushstrokes. Other cool tees, hoodies mugs and more, from $15 designed by Brad Gibson for Neon Horror. 


‘Significant By Kelle’ handmade, stackable intention bracelets, moon ring and necklace of meaningful materials with custom designs from $20 on EtsyPronoun Bluebird Pins & Pronoun Luck Pins, $12 each from Meg Has Issues. MadStyle Accessories including rainbow bracelets from $8 at Brushstrokes.


UpCountry Collar/Leash Sets in Myriad patterns and prints from $48 at Di-o-Gi. Snark City Pet Bowls with multiple nicknames and sayings, $12 each, plus Light-up collars by Illuniated Apparel, $20 both at Brushstrokes.  Dog Care certificates including Walking, Training & Daycare wtih training from $22 per session, also at Di-o-Gi.

Carry-On Jackets & Coats by Ayegear and ScotteVest hide valuables while you travel or anytime, apparel from $20 (Ayegear J25 Jacket shown, $200.) Mad Style Texting Gloves from $8 at BrushstrokesFossil Smart Watches with niche functions of Apple and stylings of classic analogs, $95 - $395 from FossilFlash Drive Cufflinks that really work in sterling Silver, $99 from BrookstoneSmart Shoes track biorhythms and running metrics, $120 and up by Under Armour.


Gift Certificates for winterizing, bistro sandwiches or meat-and-three combos from Precision Tune, MetroFresh and EatsMoMA Pop-Up Cards

including out-of-print vintage designs from $25 per box, plus December Diamonds Ornaments from $14 both at BrushstrokesTrue Colors Cava $16 and American Spirit Whiskey 

Georgia Heartwood Single Barrel $70, both at Tower Spirits.


Pure Stay Ready Collection  Capsules $27, Water-based Lubricant $18, Cream $20, Wipes $10, Lotion Scrub & Soap Kit $55 — plus the Colt Camo Line of cuffs, collars and leashes, from $25 per piece, all at BrushstrokesLeather Garmet Falls Floggers in multiple colors, from $139.99, plus Bulldog Harness in black or red from $139. 99, both at Barking Leather. (Leather photos by McCall Studio courtesy Barking Leather.)

A version of the 2019 Q Gift Guide originally ran in Q magazine. Read the full issue online here:

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