Six collectibles to celebrate queer pride
As India decriminalizes Section 377, celebrate the new era with collectibles that put love, freedom and inclusivity before everything
Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life
Following their hit Netflix show Queer Eye, the Fab Five are releasing their guide to the good life, with advice on fashion, wellness and grooming. Available for pre-order on Amazon.com; $29.99 (around ₹2,150).
MIXX Human>Gender T-shirt
A Mumbai-based label that promotes gender equality, MIXX follows its super popular “Boys equal Girls” unisex T-shirt with a new pink number that puts humanity before gender. Available on Bemixx.com; ₹1,100.
Queer: A Graphic History
In this non-fiction graphic novel, academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele trace the history of queer thought, identity politics and gender roles. Available on Amazon.in; ₹449.
Gay Pride chopping board by Kate Chesters Art
Add a hint of pride in your kitchen. British artist Kate Chesters creates sweet home goods, like this wooden chopping board made prettier with glittering ArtResin paints. Available on Etsy.com; $73.59 (around ₹5,300).
Burberry striped merino wool sweater
Burberry’s Autumn/Winter 2018 line is dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community. This sweater features a vivid rainbow pattern on its collar, in a nod to the cause. Available at Netaporter.com; $435 (around ₹31,000).
#Pride tote bag by Reya Ahmed
Celebrate free love with this charming tote bag from Kolkata-based graphic artist Reya Ahmed (@artofreya on Instagram). Available on Instamojo.com/artofreya; ₹500.
Compiled by Sohini Dey and Vatsala Chhibber.
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