Canadian LGBTQ+ Owned To Support
List curated by Kira Gregory
This pride, support queer-owned small businesses. The pandemic has had a hard hit on many businesses around Canada and these brands need your help more than ever to keep surviving! We've created a curated list of some of our favourite brands.
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A luxury sex toy shop in Toronto, ON. Focusing on pleasure, wellness, and self-care. Proudly Woman-Owned, and Queer-Owned.
Common People is a general store with the goal of providing you with well crafted, thoughtfully curated goods from small makers.
Craig’s Cookies is passionate about flavour and fun! From the first batch made in 2013 to the mouthwatering smell of the classic chocolate chip cookies in the oven as you read this message, they pack each cookie with not only tantalizing taste, but with the nostalgia you’ll feel when you take your first bite!
Glad Day Bookshop is the first queer-focused Canadian bookstore, and the oldest queer bookstore worldwide. Serving the LGBTQ community since 1970, they offer the widest possible selection of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, and queer literature.
The respite of escape through imagination. The validation of seeing yourself in a character. The development of understanding others. Willow Press is founded by writer, Meghan Malcolm, who focuses on revitalizing the fantasy genre. Here you will find a haven of stories to find and lose yourself in.
Never Better Coffee was founded in Spring 2020 by Jordan Cayer and Adam Kozuska, two baristas from Winnipeg with a passion for inclusion, accessibility, and transparency in the specialty coffee industry.
Grapefruit creates a community space for all that focuses on empowerment, diversity and inclusivity. Without explicitly stating that they are a gender-neutral store, they welcome everyone to shop at Grapefruit and invite you to be you.
SOAP is a Canadian queer-owned apparel company with a social mission to give back to our 2SLGBTQ+ community. 15% of profits from every single sale support queer charities and advocacy groups. To date, they've supported Maggie’s, The 519 and the Black Youth Helpline.
Black Market Provisions prides themselves on food that’s Good…To Go! Here, you’ll find homemade food, that’s ready to eat, truly tasty, and made with quality ingredients. They make their food with you in mind, no matter who or what you are!
KJ (they/them) is the artist behind Lucky Little Queer. They create art and products in their cozy home studio in Ottawa, ON. They proudly identify as non-binary, bisexual and a survivor of violence. They live with their lovely partner and two kitties where they're building a wonderful little life together.
Good Fortune cares about you, whoever you are. They are an inclusive, supportive barbershop focused on providing a comfortable space for all. Their barbers will provide you with an experience that leaves you feeling good about yourself.
Paisley Sun is an exploratory jewelry line designed and handmade by queer multimedia artist Hannah Quist. What began as a small creative project has grown organically into Hannah's full time endeavor. Every pair is carefully designed, shaped and crafted into beautiful pieces of resin with heirloom quality.
With a dream to have an impact, Little Brown Jug builds a home in Winnipeg's historic Exchange District in 2016. An overlooked hundred year-old building is given new life and a company (of believers) is assembled.
At heart, the Roost is a cocktail bar. They opened in 2015 with the vision of creating a unique beverage experience in a homey, community driven space. Over the years they've cultivated a food offering that reflects the whimsical nature of their drinks.