Pride only comes for one month out of every twelve, but gay people are out here living their lives 24/7.
When finding the perfect gift for the gay men in your life, finding something that isn’t the same handful of pride flag memorabilia can be hard. By the way, this holds true for lesbians as well!
Check out our list for a wide range of options that gay men from all walks of life are sure to love.
Some people think of gay love as a modern phenomenon, but they’ve been here for millennia and will continue to persist for long after. Celebrate the longevity of love with this gorgeous vintage wall art.
Classy and stately, vintage-style wall art of two men embracing can liven up the living space and serve as a subtle yet lovely nod to the sexuality of those living in the home.
A KitchenAid Stand Mixer is an indispensable tool in any chef or baker’s toolbox. Beyond the standard mixing capabilities that already make it an incredibly useful part of anyone’s kitchen, a stand mixer is also a device that can be used with many attachments that extend its versatility.
From pasta making to bread baking, a stand mixer is the perfect tool for anybody looking to create more in the kitchen. As many gay men are often forgotten from more domestic gift lists, this is a great option to say that you see them and support their endeavors.
Working from home has some folks caught in a place of feeling like dressing for the outside world is unnecessary, but staying in pajamas is demoralizing. Enter a savior from a bygone era; the dressing gown.
Offer your gay loved one an elegant option in the modern age by gifting him a dressing gown. Plush and warm, designer dressing gowns are stylish and functional fashion options that give gay men a whole new world of options when staying at home during the day.
You’re stumped for the guy who’s got it all and is always itching for something a little more. He loves all the rainbows and the ra-ra of Pride and seems to be in that post-June slump again.
Perk up your loved one with a Mystery Pride Crate, handmade by a small business. Featuring knick-knacks and accouterments of all shapes of sizes, it’s the perfect care package for somebody who needs a colorful pick-me-up.
All the gays are getting into tarot these days. You don’t need to know anything about the three of cups or eight of wands to know that once someone starts doing tarot readings, they’re sure to be hungry for another deck. Make their day with one specifically for pride!
This deck features original illustrations of all the major arcana, minor arcana, and support cards. Featuring mythological creatures as well as mortal stand-ins, this tarot deck is perfect for the adventurous, witchy gay in your life.
If you’ve ever seen Netflix’s stunning reboot of the feel-good classic Queer Eye, then you know that Antoni Porowski is a delightful snack on his own, let alone the amusing bouches he crafts for the rest of the cast and the heroes they mentor each episode.
In his sophomore work, he keeps the recipes simple yet satisfying, never failing to whip up the perfect meal and gently guiding the reader along the whole way.
Center the mind, body, and soul on this pride-inspired yoga mat. Yoga is a beautiful way to honor the body and hone the mind, and doing it on a pride yoga mat is a great way to hold space for the heart.
This lightweight foam is antibacterial, making it great for bringing to classes to show off your pride.
Celebrate love with a customized couples blanket that reflects the beautiful bond between two people. There’s often not a lot of Mr. and Mr. memorabilia available, so custom gifts like this can mean a lot to gay couples.
Pick out one of your favorite pictures of the gay man in your life and his special gay, find a song that reminds you of the two of them, and get a custom blanket made that reflects them.
Nothing helps set the mood like a candle, and there’s nothing as wonderfully personal as a candle that’s just right for you.
These candles are scented to be reminiscent of party favors often used at Pride to remind members of the LGBT+ community of the event and community and being together, as well as to serve as aphrodisiacs.
If you’re shopping for a lover, these romantic candles are the perfect option to light up the bedroom.
Gay people love board games, and it’s impossible to go to Pride these days without hearing talk about tabletop role-playing games. These games and the accouterment that accompany them are all the rage. Thankfully, you can never have too many dice, and a nerdy gay man will always be happy to add another set to his collection.
This set of pride dice is hand poured and perfectly balanced, making them perfect for play and guaranteed to last for thousands of hours of rolling.
David Jenkins floored the community with his campy show about Blackbeard’s adventures on the high sea about being much more than the piracy he’s always been associated with. This comedic television show, Our Flag Means Death, spawned a massive fandom and some wonderful fanworks, including this fanart.
This printable piece is a recreation of the famous Stede Bonnet and Edward Teach kiss from episode ten, with the two of them formed as silhouettes created by the script of the episode hand-written around them. A stunning tribute to a moving show, this print is a beautiful piece for any home.
For some home decor that spices things up, look no further than this fireman’s calendar. A classic nod to the cheeky side of life, a naughty calendar is always a fun way to acknowledge that you have a humorous relationship with somebody.
With a gay loved one, it’s a nice nod to their love of rippling abs and chest hair to get them a Dalmatian-packed fireman’s calendar.
You’ll be hard-pressed in your journey to slay without a fan in your grip. Equip your loved one with the ability to bring the house down, boots and all, with a fierce fan in his grip.
A fan is an integral part of gay culture, as it was an integral part of ball culture, as it is an integral part of black church culture. Honor this heritage by selecting a beautiful fan for a gay man, whether you select one with a pride flag theme or a phrase like “Slay!” or the even more scandalous “Daddy.”
One of the most underrated pieces of hardware in the home is a piece of plumbing that can be installed in an afternoon. More and more Americans are getting converted to the religion of bidets, and it’s simply one of the best ways to show your loved ones that you care about them from top to bottom.
The Coway Bidetmega 400 is one of the best on the market. Remote-controlled and fully wireless, the bathroom experience is transformed by its usage in the water closet.
Fashion is having a simultaneous renaissance and paroxysm as the breakneck speed of society throttles innovations. Thus, we must look to the past for inspiration to outpace the future that chokes us at every turn.
Ascots are a classic accessory that is perfect for the masculine wardrobe, coming in an infinite variety of patterns and colors. Able to match any outfit, they exhibit utter versatility and spice.
Give your gay loved one the gift of experiencing a snack in absolute luxury with a bathtub table. Whether he’s the type to enjoy a watery charcuterie board or a proper sandwich in the bath, this wooden bathtub table is water-resistant and perfect for repeated uses in the tub.
Gay men love to try a little bit of everything, which makes giving them as many options as possible one of the greatest gifts of all. Sign them up for this tea sample subscription service to allow them to experience the width and breadth of the tea world and explore a whole new sphere of taste and sensation.
Help your loved one show off their pride on their ride with stickers showing who they are and who they love.
Whether they want to advertise that love is love, that hate isn’t great, or that gay is the future, there are tons of options available in all shapes and sizes for bumper stickers and car decals to demonstrate that it’s okay to be gay, and that’s all we have to say.
Sometimes all a home needs is a piece of decor that can brighten a room, and this suncatcher does just that. Made of gorgeous stained glass, this progress pride flag suncatcher is wonderfully inclusive, stunningly colorful, and an excellent option for the older gay man looking to show their pride in a smaller space that isn’t as accommodating of giant flags.
You can’t buy a gay person friends, but you can make it easier for them to find friends. One big step is making it easier to find other gay people in the wild, and this hoodie is a great way to signal to other gay people that your loved one is, indeed, also gay.
This hoodie is made of 100% cotton and comes in a variety of sizes, featuring an original design of a limp wrist and an iconic phrase sure to make people smile.
Kettlebells are a type of free weight that make for excellent resistance training. If your loved one has been looking to build some muscle tone to impress a particular gentleman or two, there’s no method like getting a few free weights and getting moving.
These kettlebells are forged as a single piece, making them highly resistant to damage and able to take whatever happens during an intense workout.
If the gay man in your life has an artistic inclination, it’s likely that he’s had his eyes on one of these for a while. A Wacom drawing tablet is a piece of technology that allows for the easy creation of digital art and digital manipulation by mimicking the usage of paper and pen on a highly sensitive pad using a stylus.
This Wacom is a basic starter style that lets the user get comfortable with the technology and the nature of the device.
Help the gay man in your life elevate and brighten his space by getting him a window box herb garden. An ergonomic and unobtrusive way to have greenery in a small space, window box herb gardens are a great way to introduce fresh air into a space and allow for photosynthesis in a space that would otherwise have none.
There are a lot of expensive colognes available on the market that can be purchased once as an extravagant gift, only for the recipient never to be able to justify wearing or replacing the gift once it’s expended.
Instead of spending lots of money on a single cologne, if you have a friend who has yet to settle on a signature fragrance of his own, consider getting him a bevy of fragrances from a budget-friendly line like Bath and Body Works for him to try out and get to know. Make sure to tuck in a gift card, too, once he’s made up his mind. He can purchase one more bottle for the road.
A gay man must have his brunch! Check out this lovely set of champagne flutes to be best equipped for the best midday smashup between breakfast and lunch.
These flutes are chip-resistant, scratch-resistant, and dishwasher-safe. Use them for all of your toasts to a better, kinder future.
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