19 Queer-Owned And Operated Sex Shops To Support (Even After Pride Month)

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Wet For Her is a lesbian-owned sex shop that offers toys designed specifically for queer sex, such as strap-on harnesses, scissoring toys and even dildos that take the act of fingering to an entirely new level.

Wet For Her

Why it’s great: Wet For Her has been around since 2009 and originally set out to create sex toys and pleasure products for the lesbian and queer communities that were non-phallic in design and innovative.

Check out these products: The Fusion dildo ($62.95) is a unique harness-compatible dildo designed with a ridge along the base intended to stimulate the wearer during penetrative sex. Wet For Her’s first sex toy was the Two Fingers Extender ($39.95), which literally is worn on the hand to transform your fingers into a firmer sex toy with 4.7 inches of insertable length.

Shipping info: Wet For Her offers free shipping on orders $65+ and products usually arrive within 3–8 business days. Expedited shipping ($9.95+), USPS/FedEx/UPS 2-day shipping ($39.95), and overnight shipping ($49.95) are also available at checkout.


Feelmore — aka Oakland’s only Black- and queer-owned sex shop — is known for top-notch customer service that strives to make shoppers feel comfortable talking about sex and asking about sex toys.


Why it’s great: Besides selling sex toys, the owner is known for their advocacy and activism on destigmatizing conversations around sex and decriminalizing sex work. Feelmore offers sex toys for all bodies, lingerie, kink gear and wellness products for sexual enhancement.

Check out these products: A faux fur bunny tail butt plug ($29.99) boasting a tapered 1.2-inch diameter for a full feeling with a too-sweet accent to sit between your cheeks. The Vibe Pad 2 ($124.99), which is made for grinding and riding with a contoured design — and don’t forget the flickering tongue. It also has two independent motors and seven vibration modes that can be controlled by remote.

Shipping: Orders ship within 4–5 days.


Fantasticocks is a queer-owned sex boutique based in Ohio, creating premium-quality silicone sex toys designed for all bodies and desires.

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Why it’s great: This shop offers a fantastic (no pun intended) array of toys for everyone and anyone, and many of the products are created with fantasy twists. While the shop’s known for fantasy dildos, it also offers innovative silicone grinding pads, Kegel eggs, and trans-friendly strokers. All sex toys are also offered in customizable designs, meaning you can truly have a one-of-a-kind toy that indulges your deepest fantasies.

Check out these products: The Rubbies Wave grinding pad ($55), which can be attached to a pillow, couch arm or partner’s thigh. The pad is designed with silicone ridges to deliver external stimulation as your ride or stroke your way to bliss. And definitely checkout the line of Zodiac dildos, including the best-selling Pisces the Merman dildo ($68) designed with a unique texture for exhilarating sensations and not to mention a sizeable length and girth that’ll fill you up.

Shipping info: Free shipping available for U.S. orders.


Unbound breaks the mold with a growing collection of bold dildos and body-safe vibes, not to mention a line of *very* chic BDSM accessories and gear.

Negesti Kaudo / BuzzFeed, Unbound

Why it’s great: Unbound’s team is made up of 8 women and non-binary folks, the majority of whom identify as queer (including their CEO!). You may know them for their word-of-mouth advertising and collaborations with sex workers and sex-positive influencers, after finding out their content and advertising was being banned on various platforms (including the subways in NYC). Their products are designed with gender-neutrality in mind as a way to make pleasure accessible and affordable for all.

Check out these products: The Puff compact suction vibrator ($48) is a very popular sex toy at Unbound and boasts five intensity levels to stimulate your clit (or tip) for a feel good time. (Click here to read more about why the Puff is my favorite toy and I think everyone should have one.) Elevate your masturbation routine or partnered sesh with their Jolt Gel ($24), a stimulating arousal gel created with peppermint extract to deliver a warm, tingly sensation. It’s also water-based, so it can be used with sex toys and lube. Oh, and like I said, their BDSM gear ($18-49) is pretty darn cute.

Shipping info: Domestic orders placed prior to 2 p.m. EST / 11 a.m. PST will be shipped out the same day. US Economy shipping takes 5–10 business days, standard shipping can take 3–6 business days and expedited shipping is available at checkout.


Honey Play Box is run by a group of sex educators and self-proclaimed lesbian meme queens who are passionate about all things pleasure, and keeping it positive, inclusive and accessible.

@honeyplaybox / Via instagram.com, Honey Play Box

Why it’s great: This small biz is all about accessibility and offers a range of sex toys that are affordable, efficient and quality. They have everything from sex toys and BDSM accessories to lubricants, toy cleaners and lingerie.

Check out these products: The Jubilee ($68.99; originally $108.99) is one of Honey Play Box’s bestselling sex toys and it offers dual stimulation with a “licking” clitoral tongue and vibrating internal shaft for G-spot stimulation. Or check out the Kai ($78.99) a hands-free masturbator equipped with five suction modes and 12 vibration modes. Not to mention, the stroker is detachable for easy cleaning.

Shipping info: Honey Play Box offers flat rate shipping ($7.95) and free shipping on orders $69+ and most orders ship within one day.


Hoelistic, an inclusive and educational adult sex boutique created by Sadea Bryant, a queer, sex-positive femme and sexual assault survivor and advocate.

Hoelistic Shop

Why it’s great: Besides having a fantastic name, the company is designed to create a safe retail and educational space for anyone (but especially for Black women) who wants to revitalize and/or build a healthy and happy sex life. The shop offers organic wellness products and body-safe sex toys in order to promote “good, clean fun” options to enjoy during your favorite hoe activities.

Check out these products: Not sure where to start? Bryant offers 1:1 consultation services ($20), which include a 30 minute product consult and selection (cost of product not included). Or check out some of the best sellers of 2021, including the Man Wand Starter Stroker ($50, originally $75), a vibrating penis stroker with 10 settings. Also check out the Suckle Rose ($70), an innovative dual purpose toy with a darling rose suction toy on one end and a classic vibe shaft on the other.

Shipping: Orders are processed and shipped within 5–7 business days. Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic there may be shipping and/or processing delays.


Based in Brooklyn and queer-owned, Mama Leather specializes in creating handmade leather fetish wear ​and accessories.

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Why it’s great: MaMa Leather is run by a gay, pansexual, Brazilian artist based in NYC creating handcrafted leather fetish wear including everything from harnesses to jockstraps and collars.

Check out these products: A Metallic Leather Jockstrap ($195) with adjustable leg straps and waistband. Also, the codpiece is detachable, so you can customize your style. A Classic Leather X Harness ($169) created with adjustable snaps for comfort in sizes S–XL.

Shipping: Prices vary depending on zip code, starting at $9+ and is listed on each product.


Play Vegan is a queer-owned small business based in Tel Aviv that creates handcrafted, vegan harnesses and BDSM gear.

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Why it’s great: Besides being queer-owned, Play Vegan offers a wide range of fetish gear all created with vegan leather, making it environmentally friendly while still being stylish. They carry everything from collars and leashes to chest and full body harnesses, each in a variety of colors and assortment of sizes for an inclusive, queer-friendly brand.

Check out these products: The Bulldog Chest Harness ($65.60; originally $82), which comes in 12 colors and sizes XS–4XL with a vegan leather design for some striking all day, everyday fetish gear. The Gay Harness with Suspenders ($72.80; originally $91), which combines the chest harness and strapping suspenders for a stylish design. Or the Vegan Full Body Harness ($72; originally $90) designed with straps that attach to your favorite cock ring.

Shipping: All items ship free to the US.


A Chicago-based, queer-run brick-and-mortar retail sex shop, Early to Bed is committed to providing an inclusive shopping experience.

@early2bed / Via instagram.com, @early2bed / Via instagram.com

Why it’s great: Besides having a convenient brick and mortar store in Chicago, Early to Bed offers a wide range of toys online that have been specially curated to make a space that’s sex positive, queer-friendly, and educational for all anyone and everyone.

Check out these products: The Basilisk ($110) and Sentinel dildos ($150) are among their more popular hand-crafted dildos that they sell, boasting significant girth along with a textured, fantasy-inspired design. They also sell popular brands, like this set of Satisfyer textured butt plugs ($19.95) that come in three shapes and sizes for increased sensation.

Shipping info: Orders ship within 2–3 business days via USPS Priority Mail and costs $7.95 or is free for orders $100+.


Cute Little Fuckers features (some very adorable) creature-inspired sex toys, making them less intimidating and more versatile to everyone’s needs.

Cute Little Fuckers

Why it’s great: Cute Little Fuckers’ sex toys are genderless, making this one of the most inclusive queer-owned, small business sex toy shops to explore. Each toy boasts a unique design and includes a removable bullet vibrator with 5 powerful settings. So far, Cute Little Fuckers has released two phases of products and boasts a selection of six sex toys to choose from. Not to mention, you can also donate a sex toy (or part or half of one) to low-income members of the community who may not be able to afford one.

Check out these products: The Starsi ($79), a star-shaped external sex toy that’s perfect for exploration, grinding, and even packing! Or check out their latest toy, the Shimmer ($74), an anal-safe internal vibrator to use for G- or P-spot stimulation thanks to the flared “fins” in the design.

Shipping: Orders $100+ ship free.


The Black- and queer-owned small business New York Toy Collective creates high-quality, gender-affirming intimacy toys and products, ranging from packers and binders to dildos and accessories.

@newyorktoycollective / Via instagram.com, New York Toy Collective

Why it’s great: New York Toy Collective is the first company to use 3D technology to allow customers to create pleasure products molded after their own bodies. Their tech-savvy innovation has led to a line of body-safe dildos, packers and accessories that help people with gender dysphoria feel better connected to their bodies.

Check out these products: The Shilo Dildo ($159), which is available in eleven colors and designed with body-safe silicone and a posable core, so you can wear it tucked or untucked throughout the day in your favorite strap-on. Sam ($75, originally $94; available in seven colors), a silicone stand-to-pee (STP) packer for Trans, gender non-conforming, gender fluid and gender queer folks. The Love Bump ($49.99), a silicone attachment compatible with a bullet vibrator to add vibrations and a second point of contact during strap-on play or fisting.

Shipping: $5 standard shipping and $12.95 expedited (2-5 days) shipping.

Thumbnail image from @newyorktoycollective.


Agreeable Agony is queer-owned and run by a group of kinksters and artisans who create handcrafted bondage gear and accessories, including floggers, sex toys, rope, wax candles, and more. Their mission is to further educate customers on kink and its communities.

Agreeable Agony

Why it’s great: Unlike most of the sex shops on this list, Agreeable Agony doesn’t actually sell your typical vibrators, dildos, and plugs. Instead, they are focused on making sure the kink community remains visible and accessible by offering an array of bondage accessories for restraint, impact, and sensation play; books, for you to learn more about your kinks, and of course, kits and combos for you to stock up on the essentials.

Check out these products: A Beginner’s Rope Kit ($34.95+) that includes three 30 foot bundles of Shibari rope (with a selection of colors), safety scissors and the option of adding a book and/or ring. A Flaming Hot Genitals Candle ($12.95) that burns at a low temperature, making it perfect for wax play. Also, the candles are available in penis or vulva shapes and just look awesome.

Shipping: Free shipping is offered on all US orders $49+.


Lorals has made protection during queer sex for vulva-owners less of an afterthought by creating silky, latex underwear that offers hands-free STI protection for rimming and cunnilingus.


Why it’s great: Before Lorals, there were dental dams (reappropriated from dentistry), cut-up condoms, and Saran wrap as the go-to forms of protection for vulva owners during oral sex. Lorals are designed to look exactly like underwear and created with a thin, but stylish latex material that allows for maximum sensation while still preventing skin-to-skin contact without sacrificing pleasure. All Lorals are single-use, vanilla-scented, made of natural rubber latex, and available in bikini and shortie styles for sizes 0-20 (US).

Check out these products: There are Lorals for Pleasure ($25), designed for use during fingering, rimming and oral sex; Lorals for Protection* ($25 and FDA-cleared!), which are specifically for preventing the transmission of STIs, bodily fluids, and harmful pathogens; and Lorals for Comfort ($25).

Shipping: Orders are typically processed within 1 business day. Shipping can take anywhere from 1 to 14 days depending on shipping method selected at checkout. Lorals for Protection are cleared by the US FDA and only available for purchase in the United States.


The Butters Hygienics is a queer-owned, Michigan-based shop that provides hand-crafted, high-quality personal solutions to everything from dry scalps to PMS symptoms. One of the first products created was The Butters Lube, which has since spawned a collection of sexual wellness balms and oils.

The Butters Hygienics Co, @getthebutters / Via instagram.com, @getthebutters / instagram.com

Why it’s great: The products created by The Butters are created using simple ingredients and hand-crafted in the owner’s kitchen. In true millennial fashion, they want you to be able to afford quality body products that do what the bottles say they do.

Check out these products: The Butters Original Lube ($3+), a vegan, oil-based lubricant enhanced with moisturizing aloe that’s safe to use on toys (not latex though)! The Lube Sampler Pack ($40), so you can try out the OG lube, alongside its ultra-thick counterpart Palm Grease with 400 mg CBD and a cocoa butter version of the original (that’s also soy and palm free). The PMS* Rescue Cream ($13+) is one of the bestselling products and designed to help alleviate some of the symptoms during that time of the month. Also, the body moisturizers ($12+) have fantastic names, so definitely check them out too!

Shipping: $6 flat rate shipping fee ($7 for expedited shipping) and free shipping for orders over $45 (U.S. only).


Origami Customs is an apparel company that specializes in creating gender-affirming swimwear, lingerie, and other fashion essentials for trans and queer people of all body types and sizes.

Origami Customs

Why it’s great: While their main focus is on fashion for the queer community, their pieces are created for any and everyone looking for more options to help them look and feel good. They also customize each pattern for shoppers to deliver a perfect fit and provide alterations if it’s not just right. Also, they offer clothing in sizes XXS–5XL, if you don’t want to order a custom option.

Check out these products: The Thong Gaff ($30), specifically designed for trans individuals looking for a compression undie that delivers a no-line silhouette underneath clothing. A Tank Binder ($63) that combines a sporty silhouette with the comfort and support of a traditional binder — without the bulk. Oh, and you can swim in it!

Shipping: Custom orders take 4–6 weeks to be produced. Orders take anywhere from 2–8 days depending on shipping options selected at checkout (standard, expedited, and priority).


Black- and trans-owned, Enby is run by three enby folks who believe all bodies deserve affirmation and pleasure. They focus especially on providing a safer, more comfortable sex toy shopping experience for the queer community.

Enby, @shopenby / instagram.com, @shopenby / instagram.com

Why it’s great: This company caters to trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming communities, making sure they have a safe space to explore sex toys, and they prove a well-rounded range of products from both small businesses and major retailers. As a community-focused organization, a portion of their products go to small, underfunded organizations that support queer communities of color. Their shop is organized by collections, including: pleasure, gender-affirming, wellness and “homogoods” (merch and decor).

Check out these products: The Avant hand-crafted dildo collection ($36+) boasting a variation of silicone dildos and plugs in all different shapes and sizes. The Spareparts Joque Harness ($129), a size-inclusive strap-on harness that fits waists up to 65 inches with a versatile o-ring harness compatible with a variety of dildos (including the ones mentioned above). Or, check out their specially curated zodiac collections (see Leo season here!) and the Fetish Fantasy Magnetic Nipple Clamps ($51), which are absolutely gorgeous and on my #musthave list.

Shipping: Discreet shipping and free shipping on purchases $99+ (United States only).


Pack Animal is a Black-owned company created by Toronto-based brother and sister duo, Maxx and Sherrol, who have created an inclusive and wide range of gender-affirming apparel.

@packanimalcompany / Via instagram.com

Why it’s great: Besides being from the 6, this company began as a line of gender-affirming underwear and essentials, but has expanded into an apparel brand that offers everything from underwear and binders to fitness and athleisure apparel. They offer sizes XXS–4XL.

Check out this product: A Mid-Length Chest Binder ($36) designed with a cotton canvas lining for a breathable, but snug fit. 

Shipping: Because every product is handmade, products have a two week turnaround for processing and take 10–35 days for arrival.


Lioness stems from the lack of research on sex, especially female sexual wellness and pleasure. What better way to answer questions and learn more about the female orgasm and pleasure than enjoying them? And so, two women teamed up to develop the world’s first smart vibrator.

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Why it’s great: Founded by Liz Klinger, who identifies as pansexual, Lioness was created to help women on their path of sexual self-discovery, through pleasure, experimentation, and research. They currently only have one sex toy, which is the Lioness 2.0 vibrator. Their innovative rabbit vibe is designed with built-in sensors that help track the body’s response to arousal and stimulation to create “pleasure data” that can actually be seen and read on your phone!

Check out this product: Like I mentioned above, the Lioness 2.0 vibrator ($229) is a rabbit vibrator created for the tech-savvy masturbator who wants to get off and later read all about it.

Shipping info: US shipping takes about 3–5 business days and is free with any purchase of the vibrator. Express shipping is also available at checkout.


Smitten Kitten is queer-owned and based in Minneapolis, offering a carefully curated selection of affordable and ethically made products, tools, and resources on sexuality and pleasure education.

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Why it’s great: As a sex toy retailer, this shop offers essentially everything under the sun that one might be looking for in a sex shop. There are popular and top-rated branded vibrators, dildos, plugs, and more, alongside an educational and informational book selection, kink accessories and gear, and wellness products designed for body care and health.

Check out these products: The S-Curve Glass Dildo ($137.99), boasting a phallic, snake-inspired design created with handblown glass and swirls of color that add to your versatile play (not anal-safe!). A Magic Wand Vibrator ($65.99+) because it’s a true classic and Smitten Kitten has all four versions: original, plus, rechargeable and mini.

Shipping: Options include USPS First Class (2–5 days), Priority Mail (2–3 days), Priority Mail Express (1–2 days), UPS Ground (3–7 days), UPS 2-Day Air (two business days) and UPS Next Day Air (overnight, excluding Sundays and holidays) shipping options at checkout (price based on weight). In-store shopping is also available Wednesday-Sunday (1–7 p.m.).

Get in loser, we’re supporting queer companies year-round, not just during Pride month.


The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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