Do the right thing! Buy gifts from our lesbian sisters. Here are EPOCHALIPS’ TOP TEN PICKS of lesbian owned and operated businesses where you can find that special gift online for your pals, lovers and yes, even your pets.
Butch Basix seeks to serve people like us who incorporate a masculine aesthetic into their presentation and style as an expression of their own personal identity. They want to help customers define themselves by providing basic “butch” accessories and clothing that meet the unique needs of present and past female bodies.
Butch Basix has awesome one of a kind items for butchy types, including clothing and accessories, personal care, house and barware, jewelry and pet accesories. Their motto? DEFINE IT FOR YOURSELF
Blue Water Ventures provides excitement for the adventure loving lesbian on your list. Led by the dynamic Kim Powell, head naturalist, their destinations include eco-adventure travel to Coastal California, The Sierras, Florida, Baja, Belize, The Caribbean, and Micronesia. Activities include sea kayaking, sailing, hiking, whale watching, tidepooling, backpacking,cand kayak camping.. Each year they offer opportunites to snorkel with Florida manatees, Baja Whale Sharks, California sea otters and reef fish.
See Jane Run is so much more than a running store, they reach out to individuals of all shapes, ages and fitness levels. See Jane Run also supports the health and welfare of all women, which is why a portion of the proceeds from every event they sponsor goes to a great cause. Perfect for the sporty dyke on your list.
Owner Kathy Wolfe has created the go-to place to order Lesbian themed films to own or stream. Buy all the latest best sellers and obscure favorites on DVD for your film lover. Currently available titles include: Tru Love, Orange is the New Black season 2, The Nicole Conn Romance Collection, Blue is the warmest Color and Reaching for the Moon.
The most lesbionic Jewelry line ever! Sasha Lotrian’s handmade jewelry is both edgy and delicate, appealing to a clientele butch, femme and everything in between. Plus most items are hand-stamped with clever phrases, and lord knows lesbians like wearing clever phrases.
Goldenrod was started in 1975 as a women’s music distribution company, selling CDs by artists like Holly Near, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Cris Williamson, Linda Tillery, Margie Adam and many many more. Find some great CDs from Sweet Honey and the Rock or Toshi Reagon to give your music lover
Check out Bold Strokes Books, Bold Strokes Books offers a diverse collection of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer general and genre fiction. BSB genre fiction includes all romance sub-genres as well as action, adventure, crime, mystery/intrigue, and speculative fic (sci-fi/fantasy/horror). For the bookworm that loves to read.
If you are looking for a romantic getaway, and want to really wow your lover, surprise her with a cruise or landbased vacation with Olivia! Olivia is THE Travel company for lesbians! Over the past 40 years, it has evolved into a vibrant community and a culture – one that is, and has always, paved the way for lesbians everywhere. Olivia has truly changed lives – and the world. Olivia has taken over 200,000 women on cruise, resort, riverboat and adventure vacations all over the world. These are not ordinary vacations. They are made just for lesbians!
Get your sexy on at Babeland sex toy company. Owned by BFFs Rachel Venning and Claire Cavanah, Babeland has been around for more than twenty years and they know what lesbians want, and will help you pick out the best sex toy gift available. Best sellers include the Honeymoon gift box or the extended reach Two-Finger, shown here.
If you have a coffee lover on your list, Scarlet City roasts the very best. They believe that the future can be humane, sustainable and delicious. They deliver magnificent, ethically-sourced coffees, medium-roasted and expertly blended for espresso and more that will blow your mind. They will aslo ship fresh roasted coffee right to your door.