26 LGBT-Owned Businesses To Support For Pride Month
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Rainbows are around every corner; queer joy is in the air; Pride Month is here. Since it's easy to fall into the corporate rainbow trap of buying Pride-themed merch that doesn't actually support LGBT+ foundations, we've created a shopping guide to help you make savvier purchase decisions that wield a direct impact during the honorary June occasion: a comprehensive list of our favorite LGBT+-owned businesses.
Pride Month isn't just about dressing up in the full-color spectrum, it's about showing tangible support to the queer community; buying from LGBT+ owned businesses, spreading the queer-shopping word, and reminding your queer peers that their impact matters. Without further ado, click forth into 26 LGBT+ owned businesses worth supporting through Pride Month and beyond — you'll find everything from genderless skincare to art prints, queer fashion brands, and oh so much more.
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