Celebrating Companies started by LGBTQIA founders.

A curated list of LGBTQIA+ founded sustainable, small companies to support every month!

Minna

Certified B Corp that designs and creates ethically handmade homewares, textiles, and wall coverings.  

Future's Favorites: Element Rug Rain, Field Runner Leaf, Quilt Wallpaper Terracotta

Check out Minna here.

Andie Swim

Swimwear made from recycled materials and packaged to you in eco friendly packaging.  

Future's Favorites: The Augustine One Piece, The Santorini Top, The Amalfi One Piece

Check out Andie Swim here.

MeUndies

Micromodal fabric for underwear that is super soft and breathable. Plus made ethical across fair trade factories.  

Future's Favorites: Cheeky Brief, Boxer Brief w/ Fly, MatchMe Undies

Check out MeUndies here.

Common Heir

Plastic-free skincare made with science-backed and clean materials  

Future's Favorites: Retinol Serum, Vitamin C Serum, Ceramide Barrier Boost Serum

Check out Common Heir here.

Paru

Specialty tea blends sourced from family-owned tea gardens in East Asia and Southeast Asia  

Future's Favorites: Pandan Waffle Blend, Shiso Hibiscus, 10k Ceremonial Matcha

Check out Paru here.

Alder New York

Vegan, luxurious, self-care products made accessible.

Future's Favorites: Cleansing Body Bar, Black Obsidian Gua Sha Tool, Plant Fiber Soap Dish

Check out Alder New York here.

Material Grrrlz!

Zines and craft guides to upcycle fabrics at home.  

Future's Favorites: Frilly Knit Scrunchie Pattern, Fingerless Glove Gloves Pattern, Ruffle Smock Top Pattern

Check out Material Grrrlz here.

Give and Take (Brooklyn)

NYC Scrap map for local art material recycling and sharing.

Future's Favorites: They host events and have resources for local artists and creatives to reduce their waste!

Check out Give and Take here.

Phlemuns

Black-owned fashion label specializing in genderless, slow fashion.  

Future's Favorites: Backless Ringer Top, THE Jacket, Chaps Classic Denim

Check out Plemuns here.

Automic Gold

Radically wearable and long-lasting fine gold jewelry for every style and taste.

Future's Favorites: Gemstone Threader, Figaro Ring, Mini Bound Together Necklace

Check out Automic Gold here.

Explorer Cold Brew

Organic and fair trade coffee, chai, and elixirs maximizing environmental efficiency.  

Future's Favorites: Cold Brew Wellness Bundle, 32oz Chai Concentrate, The Dream Elixir for Sleep

Check out Explorer Cold Brew here.

Kimchi Chic Beauty

Drag queen owned clean and cruelty-free beauty products to add color into everyone’s lives.  

Future's Favorites: Pearl Gone Wild Pressed Shimmer Highlighter, Happy Palette, Marshmallow Butter Lippie

Check out KimChi Chic Beauty here.

Kokak Chocolates

Single origin, sustainable, and fair trade chocolate treats to celebrate Pride.  

Future's Favorites: Kokak Pride 2024 Chocolate Collection, Umami White Chocolate Bar, Mango Chocolate

Check out Kokak Chocolate here.

Nostalgia Coffee Roasters

Lower carbon coffee sourcing and roastery that empowers women owned coffee farms and coffee workers.  

Future's Favorites: Memory Lane, Colombia Jaime Lopez, Nostalgia Classic

Check out Nostalgia Coffee Roasters here.

Black Queer Magic

Handmade jewelry and creative wellness workshops to aid in the adornment, empowerment, and reclamation of Black LGBTQ+ bodies.

Future's Favorites: Fidget Rings, Cowrie Bangle, Queer AF Collection

Check out Black Queer Magic here.

Pals Socks

Ethically produced, quirky, and colorful socks made to last.  

Future's Favorites: Taco and Hot Sauce Socks, Donut and Ice Cream Socks, Adult Clear Bubble Slides

Check out Pals Socks here.

TomboyX

Underwear that is both sustainably made and inclusively designed.  

Future's Favorites: Boy Shorts, Essentials Soft Bra - Black Rainbow Logo, Swim Reversible Unisuit

Check out Tomboy X here.

Both& Apparel

Elevated basics, queer by design apparel.  

Future's Favorites: Khazeel Top, Ki Denim Shorts, Romeo Tank

Check out Both& Apparel here.

Suay Sew Shop

Textile recycling and repair remade into spunky clothing, bags, and home goods.  

Future's Favorites: The Tie Dye Linen Large Throw Pillow, The Mesh Camp Skirt, Round Placemat

Check out Suay Sew Shop here.

Soapwalla

Natural, vegan skincare products handcrafted in Brooklyn NY.

Future's Favorites: Lip Locked Trio, Almond and Ginger Soaking Salts, Resilience Body Oil

Check out Soapwalla here.

Boy Smells Coffee

Genderless all-natural coconut wax candles that will make your room smell delectable.

Future's Favorites: Hinoki Fantome, Farm to Candle Bramble, Cowboy Kush  

Check out Boy Smells Candles here.

Couplets Coffee

Sustainably-sourced specialty coffee that makes coffee drinking more fun and approachable.  

Future Favorites: The Espresso for Everyone Blend, The Blissful Blend, The Mooka Pot

Check out Couplet Coffee here.

Beefcake Swimwear

Carefully crafted one-piece swimsuits for anybody.  

Future's Favorites: The Dreamboat, The Original, The Charmer

Check out Beefcake Swimwear here.

Nicole Zizi Studio

Gender-free, ready-to-wear clothing and accessories made with conscious materials.

Future's Favorites: Recycled Raw Denim Trucker Jacket, Recycle Blue Cotton Straight Denim Pants, To Love and Be Loved White Cotton T-Shirt

Check out Nicole Zizi Studio here.

Chromat

Swimwear for all bodies and genders made from regenerated nylon spun from fishing nets and post-consumer plastic bottles recovered from the oceans.

Future's Favorites: Cruz Suit, SPF Kindred Rashguard, Climate Optimism Zine

Check out Chromat here.

Official Rebrand

Non-binary designer MI Leggett makes one-of-a-kind pieces from unwanted pre- and post-consumer materials.  

Future's Favorites: BLUE LATTICE Jacket, CONVERSATION Pinstripe Blazer, PRIDE-A-shirt

Check out Official Rebrand here.

NOTO

Multi-use and cruelty-free beauty products made for every body.  

Future's Favorites: Resurface Scrub, Reusable Eye Boost Mask, Rooted Roller

Check out Noto Botanics here.

Diaspora Co.

Radical transparency to provide spices from a network of regenerative agriculture farms.  

Future's Favorites: Steak Masala, Chai Masala, and Kaveri Vanilla

Check out Diaspora Co. here.

Arcane Swim

Biodegradable swimwear where excess fabric scraps are upcycled into dog beds for shelters.

Future's Favorites: Arcane Original Top and Bottom-- so cute!

Check out Arcane Swim here.

Meow Meow Tweet

Handmade, low waste, and refillable body care for everyone.

Future's Favorites: The Deodorant cream, The Body Soap, and the All Over Lotion

Check out Meow Meow Tweet here.