13 Amazing Ways to Wear Your Pride This Month and Beyond
Celebrating who you are and giving back to others? Love.
Just when we thought summer couldn't get any better, along comes one of our favorite festivities of the year: LGBT Pride Month! This June, we're sweetening the celebration with a roundup of apparel and accessories that raise awareness and support the cause.
So go ahead — purchase that pretty pin or don a daring new tee, and give back to an incredible community. When you wear your pride, you spread the love!
Snapbacks are ideal for enduring long, hot summers, but this one from Equal Period is especially cool. By sporting this bold black-and-white logo, you can promote equality and feel empowered in your identity while empowering others. For every item purchased, $10 supports an established LGBT non-profit, like the Point 5cc Surgery Fund.
Southern drawls never sounded sweeter. Represent your region with a charming gray tee that encourages inclusivity. One-hundred percent of every purchase will support the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBT civil rights advocacy group in the U.S., in fighting for gender equality.
Show the world how beautiful you are with a custom tank. Part of the proceeds fund Werk Those Pecs, a community-based organization that helps trans* individuals pay for surgery.
Outspoken advocate and ally to the LGBT community, Target recently released a whole line dedicated to Pride. Rock this rainbow kimono at your local parade, and feel confident in flaunting your true colors.
Want to take your summer wardrobe up a notch? Dare to be dapper with this brilliant blue bow tie from The Tie Bar. Sold in partnership with actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson's foundation, Tie The Knot, these bow ties benefit advocacy groups for LGBT equality worldwide. When you spend $25, they donate $20 — every time.
If you're all about pursuing and embracing your authentic self, then you'll love this stamped leather cuff from I AM NO LABEL. With each piece, co-founders Frankie and Che Che help promote compassion, self-love and empowerment. Wear the bracelet and be part of the movement.
Make room on your other wrist, because this chic watch from Love and Pride is a must-have. Not only does it make a great social statement, but the watch also supports equality, diversity and tolerance by benefiting non-profits like The Matthew Shepard Foundation.
With a month of celebrations ahead, you'll need a bag to carry from one event to the next. Luckily, Levi's prepared us with a casual, everyday tote in our favorite colors. You'll have an even better time at Pride knowing that part of your purchase benefits The Harvey Milk Foundation.
Don't forget the tunes! These portable, foldable headphones are great for those days on the go. Better still, they bear the colors of the Bi Pride flag so you can carry the cause with you.
And when you want to go wireless? There's definitely a fanny for that. This rainbow pack from Target comes with a built-in stereo so you can enjoy Pride while listening to your favorite music.
You've heard it before: Be yourself, except when you can be a unicorn. Pin this little reminder from The Outrage to your jacket or bag and take heart knowing that 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Capital Pride Alliance.
Get your fur babies in on the fun with collars in technicolor patterns. This seersucker plaid design is stylish and supports your right to shop without gender restrictions.
Your morning coffee just got a lot sweeter thanks to Williams Sonoma. While you and your S.O. sip from their heartfelt Love is Love mugs, 50 percent of your bill will benefit the Human Rights Campaign.
Because a month as important as this deserves a fine drink to go with it. Each rainbow glitter edition bottle funds The Trevor Project, a national toll-free suicide hotline for LGBT youth.