15 Alternative And Cool Queer Christmas Gifts

Happy HoliGAYS! The most wonderful time of the year is upon us! No, I'm not talking about Pride. I'm talking about that time of year we make the yuletide gay - Christmas!

Gay couple celebrating Christmas by exchanging gifts by the Christmas tree

Struggling to figure out what to get the queer folk in your life for Christmas? Worry not, my darlings! We have found some of the most epic queer gifts that anyone would be thrilled to receive!

A Jonathan Van Ness As Jesus Candle

Jonathan Van Ness (from queer eye) candle

This Saint JVN candle is the only thing we want to be lighting this merry season. Honestly, this Queer Eye star is a living legend, and we need more merchandise like this ASAP!

This epic gift idea is available from Etsy.

Trixie Mattel/Katya Tube Socks

Trixie Mattel/Katya tube socks

OH HONEY! These fabulous socks are all we want to keep our queer little feet warm this Winter! They’re available on dragqueenmerch.com.

GCN Subscription + Q Card

GCN subscription and Q Card, the perfect Christmas gift

Why give just one present when you can gift a whole year worth of queer goodies?

With a subscription to GCN, you will be gifting Ireland’s LGBT+ magazine delivered monthly along with all year round exclusive subscriber discounts with our Q Card – the passport to queer Irish life! Q Card perks include discounts on shops, food, nightclubs, holidays and much more! All this when you gift a subscription to GCN!

Fab 5 Christmas Tree Ornaments

Queer Eye fab 5 christmas tree baubles available as a queer gift on etsy

Your Christmas tree will be serving some camp realness with these fabulous Queer Eye baubles! Instead of making over some not-so-stylish individuals, let Antoni, Jonathan, Karamo, Bobby and Tan makeover your Christmas tree.

These fantastically queer baubles are available on Etsy.

A ‘Guncle’ T-Shirt

Guncle t-shirt for gay uncles

Guncle: “That one uncle who is really cool and fabulous.” Available on Etsy, this one is for all of the amazing gay role models who show their nieces and nephews how to serve looks, slay at life and be themselves.

Personalised Couple’s Ornaments

personalised Christmas Tree ornament showing two elves holding hands

Cuteness overload alert! Surprise your significant other with a personalised Christmas ornament that hangs on your tree every year. You can get them here.

This ‘Bi and Badass’ Mug

Girl holding a bi and badass mug queer gift idea

Honestly, Etsy is serving up some amazing gift ideas for our nearest and dearest queers this Christmas. Treat your bisexual friend, significant other, mother, father, brother or sister to this cute little mug to help them show their bi pride!

This ‘Oh Deer, I’m Queer’ Christmas Stocking

Oh deer, I'm queer christmas stocking queer christmas gift

Why not show your pride off to Santa this year? Available from Amazon, your queer peers would love to see this full of candy on Christmas morning.

A Comfort Boyfriend Pillow

pretend boyfriend comforter queer gift idea

Is your queer friend into guys but having a hard time finding their perfect match. Why not help ease their longing with this pretend boyfriend comforter!

Finding the perfect guy isn’t easy, but at least this gift available from Wayfair may help with those lonely nights.

Boy Erased by Gerard Conley

Boy Erased book cover

This one is for the queer bookworm in your life.

Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, Boy Erased tells the story of the son of a Baptist pastor terrified and conflicted about his sexuality who, when outed to his parents, is forced into conversion therapy.

The best-seller is available from Amazon. Other popular queer titles available on Amazon include Call Me By Your Name and Simon Vs The Homosapien Agenda.

Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life.

Queer eye book queer gift idea

While we are on the topic of queer books, this one is the perfect gift idea for the queer in your life. Written by Queer Eye‘s Fab Five, this book consists of behind-the-scenes exclusives and a practical guide to living and celebrating your best life. This book, along with other books from the Fab Five, is available from Amazon.

A Pride Colouring Book

pride colouring book

Adult colouring books are becoming a huge thing, and colouring can be a great form of therapy and escapism. This pride colouring book includes 39 beautifully drawn designs with inspirational quotes and messages of affirmation that compliment each design and is intended to bring hope and encouragement to LGBT people and allies.

Also available is a lesbian colouring book with 40 hilarious, super relatable designs.

A Gay/Lesbian Cruise

Two gay men taking a selfie on a cruise ship

An LGBT+ friendly holiday is a perfect gift to receive on Christmas. The idea of some fun in the sun is exactly what we all need during the cold Winter months!

There are plenty of travel companies out there who offer LGBT+ cruises, including Atlantis Events, Uniworld, and Olivia.

This Cher Coaster Set

Cher coaster set

Ugh, Don’t you hate those residue rings that cups and glasses leave on your table? Cher to the rescue! These are not a want, these are a need, and are available from Etsy.

A Miss Vanjie Makeup Bag

miss Vanjie makeup bag

Any RuPaul’s Drag Race fan, or any fan of queer culture in general, will most likely light up with delight at the sight of this makeup bag based on the iconic drag Race moment.

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