Style with the Kinfolk x Kappa Jersey inspired by the Italian football jersey that was a ‘90s obsession and “clothes for the modern internationalist.” ($95, kinfolklife.com)
Mr. Friendly’s Love Is Love Tee
Mr. Friendly’s Love Is Love Tee($18, MrFriendly.org) helps bust HIV stigma (founder Dave Watt pictured, in the T-shirt).
Dromida KODO FPV Drone
Dromida KODO FPV Drone is ready to fly with Wi-Fi camera, mobile app, smartphone goggles, and pro-style flips on demand. ($90, Dromida.com).
KeySmart Pro with Tile
The smartest key holder in existence is KeySmart Pro with Tile ($50, GetKeySmart.com).
Hunt a Killer
Hunt a Killer, the fastest-growing thriller subscription service, is an immersive murder mystery interactive monthly membership box that challenges players to hunt and catch a killer by solving intricate, ongoing, fictional murder mysteries. ($25 a month, huntakiller.com).
Five Mile Flashlight and Survival Kit Flashlight
Emergency musts: either the Five Mile Flashlight ($30) or the Survival Kit Flashlight (an 11-item survival kit with can opener, water-purifying pills, fire starter, signal mirror, medical kit, and wire saw inside a flashlight) ($99, both Hammacher.com).
Weego 22 Portable Power Jump Starter
Emergency must: the awesome Weego 22 Portable Power Jump Starter, which jumpstarts your car’s engine, charges phones and tablets, and has a light that lasts 14 hours ($99, myweego.com).
Portable Hi Def Radio and 65 Mile Amplified TV Antenna
For unplugging: The Portable Hi Def Radio($160) lets you ditch satellite radio, and the 65 Mile Amplified TV Antenna gets free HD TV from up to 65 miles away—no cable needed ($100, both Hammacher.com).
Rapid Feed Digital Slide Converter
Don’t forget the Rapid Feed Digital Slide Converter, which turns dad’s old slides into today’s digital art ($179, Hammacher.com).
4 NonBlondes 25th anniversary edition LP
Bonus: 4 NonBlondes is back—on vinyl! Bigger, Better, Faster, More, the 25th anniversary edition LP is a lesbian must ($25, TheSoundofVinyl.us).
LG Signature OLED W7
The LG Signature OLED W7 is the world’s first ultra-thin Wallpaper TV (the light, thin, flexible screen attaches to the wall with magnets and delivers perfect black, Active HDR-plus 4K resolution, next-gen Dolby sound, and a color palette that’s 64 times bigger than normal ($8,000 for 65 inch, LG.com/us/tvs).
USB+AC Power Hub
Offices need Great Useful Stuff, like this USB+AC Power Hub (with 5 USB and 2 AC outlets) ($65, GreatUsefulStuff.com).
The Bamboo Laptop Stand and Organizer with Dry Erase Board
The Plexus Wheel offers a funky way to stretch your back ($49, Plexusco.com).
Bedhead Pajamas make matching pjs for the whole family ($52, BedheadPJs.com).
Limited Edition Elevated Feeder and Travel Water Bottle and Bowl
Midcentury modern-looking Limited Edition Elevated Feeder converts to three heights, while the Travel Water Bottle and Bowl is a basic must ($20-$60, both from MessyMutts.ca).
Busy Buddy Unicorn toy
More fur babe stocking stuffers: Busy Buddy Unicorn toy($6, petsafe.net).
Purple Rain Calm and Clean Lavender Leave-in Spray
More fur babe stocking stuffers: Purple Rain Calm and Clean Lavender Leave-in Spray($13, LucyPetProducts.com).
Unicorn, Fairies and Mermaid Pillows
Little femmes (and sequin lovers) adore these Unicorn, Fairies and Mermaid Pillows($35, MermaidPillowCo.com).
Doorway Jungle Jim
Any kid who likes to play can spend hours with the awesome (helicopter-parent approved) Doorway Jungle Jim($180, hammacher.com).
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 35th Anniversary Limited Edition Gift Set
Turn the kids onto a subtextually queer classic (which introduced most of the world to Drew Barrymore): E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial35th Anniversary Limited Edition Gift Set, which includes the HD and Blu-ray, the CD soundtrack, collectible book, and three hours of bonus features. ($24.95 Walmart.com).
Love Is Love T-shirts For Kids
For cuties: these Love Is Love T-shirts For Kids, launched by Beru Kids and the Human Rights Campaign ($34, BeruKids.com).
We love Outlaw Soaps’sSolid Cologne in cute pocket-sized, old time tins (with scents like leather, gunpowder, sagebrush) ($22, OutlawSoaps.com).
Calm Sleep Mist
Calm Sleep Mist (from makers of the sleep-centric Calm app), pairs nicely with their bedtime stories by gay actor Stephen Fry ($30, Calm.com).
Anti-Aging Hydrogel Mask Set
Totally indulge with Musely’s Anti-Aging Hydrogel Mask Set ($48, musely.com).
Melati Bath and Body
Awesome stocking stuffer: Vegan, organic Brooklyn-made Melati Bath and Body sets ($98, melatibathandbody.com).
ATN Compression Knee-Hi Socks
The striped or Santa-themed ATN Compression Knee-Hi Socks will get your holiday started. While they look cute curled by the fireplace, when worn on your cross-country flight, they help prevent varicose veins, thrombosis, and swelling ($35, ATNCompressionSocks.com).
Plug Life’s Lighted Mirror is the compact of the future. Plugs into your iPhone, lights, perfect for travel and late night touchups. ($15, GoPlugLife.com)
Fire Department Coffee
Fire DepartmentCoffee is infused with our favorite sprits: Rum, Tequila, and Bourbon ($11.99, FireDeptCoffee.com).
Crystal Head Vodka Aurora
The Crystal Head Vodka Aurora, filtered through layers of diamonds, is a great housewarming gift ($60 CrystalHeadVodka.com).
Take meal delivery up a notch with the organic Green Chef, which offers meal kits—Keto, vegan, paleo and more—with sustainable, non-GMO ingredients. ($10/meal and up, greenChef.com).
Back to the Roots’s Garden-in-a-Can lets you grow your own organic herbs indoors ($25, BackToTheRoots.com).
Crushed Garlic Press and Ringo Multipeeler
Urban Trend has the sleek and chic kitchen swag you need, including the Crushed Garlic Press and circular Ringo Multipeeler($14 and up, UrbanTrend.com).
Good Earth’s Sweet and Spicy Goodnight Tea offers a new twist on chamomile ($4 GoodEarth.com).
Plum Deluxe Tea
Plum Deluxe Tea offers a sweet, handcrafted fair trade tea of the month club ($10, PlumDeluxe.com).
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
After 25 years of LGBT activism, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly is a holiday party must (try the Bubbly Pink Moscato) ($15 and up, Amazon.com).
Tonnino Tuna, wild-caught yellowfin filets, make great apps ($7 ThriveMarket.com).
Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar
One of the holy grails of boozy gifts: Secret Spirits’s Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar, 25 whiskies from top independent Scotland bottlers ($560, ScotchWhiskeyAdvent.com)
Rum’s Revenge, a pirate chest of 12 rums from around the globe (with a skull glass, treasure map, and ship in a bottle), another holy grail of boozy gifts (Price varies, SecretSpirits.com).
Elevate Accessories’ Colfax Dugout Kit V2
Now that nearly 30 states have legal marijuana in some form, it’s OK to add its accessories to your gift list. The perfect travel accessory: Elevate Accessories’ Colfax Dugout Kit V2, a super classy maple or walnut dugout/bat combo that’s nearly airtight and watertight and holds 2 grams. ($80, ElevateAccessories.com)
A Fancii Bedside Organizer is a minimalist caddy with 10 pockets and velcro straps. ($15, ShopFancii.com).
LightBoxArts provides illuminated artwork you can change out by occasion ($25, LightBoxArts.com).
Awair Air Quality Monitor
The Awair Air Quality Monitor lets you keep track of dust, VOC levels, and other toxins in the air via the companion app, so you can control allergens in your home ($199, GetAwair.com).
1959 Corvette Billiards Table
This pricey 1959 Corvette Billiards Table is amazing ($25,000, Hammacher.com)!
The Fridge Gallery
The Fridge Gallery offers a streamlined magnetic organizer so photos and menus don’t turn it to chaos (there’s even a stainless steel look) ($20, FridgeGallery.net).
Silipint Silicone Drinkware
Silipint Silicone Drinkware can go in the dishwasher, freezer, microwave, oven, and grill (and looks fit for a Pride parade) ($7 and up, Silipint.com).
The LG Styler
Oh, and for the busy couples: The LG Styler, a one of-a-kind clothing management system that refreshes and sanitizes clothing in as little as 20 minutes (with no chemicals), is like having a dry cleaner in-house ($1,999, Sears.com).
Atelier 27 Press’s 'A Book of Days'
Time trackers need Atelier 27 Press’s A Book of Days, a French Collection perpetual calendar ($20, atelier27press.com).
Patrizia Yanguela 2018 Calendar
The colorful Patrizia Yanguela 2018 Calendar, starring the Switzerland and U.S.-bred, polyglot, Latina, LGBT-fan fave fitness model. ($20, patriziayanguela.com)
'Firefly' 15th Anniversary Box Set and 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' 20th Anniversary Box Set
Hate when Netflix or Hulu boot your favorite shows? Think DVD/Blu-ray instead. The Firefly 15th Anniversary Box Set ($19) and the 39-disc Buffy the Vampire Slayer 20th Anniversary Box Set ($130, both from FoxConnect.com) are two of the most important cult TV series in the last 20 years. Both have LGBT characters and actors, but in addition to introducing the world to Sarah Michelle Geller, David Boreanaz, Alyson Hannigan, and more, Buffy was groundbreaking in showing bisexual Willow and lesbian Tara falling in love, and becoming one of the first female, same-sex lead couples on TV.
'The Fall: Complete Collection'; 'The Fall: Season 3'; 'Janet King: Series 3: Playing Advantage'
Other sure DVD/Blu-ray bets: bi actress Gillian Anderson’s slow burn thriller, The Fall: Complete Collection(on Blu-ray/DVD, $70) or The Fall: Season 3($40, both AcornOnline.com) and this year’s best lesbian-led legal drama, Australia’s Janet King: Series 3: Playing Advantage($50, AcornOnline.com).