NEW HOLIDAY MERCH ALERT: Gay Chaos Socks, Fresh Tees, Queer Hoodies, More Pronoun Pins, etc!

fresh juicy merch 4 you

You heard right — it’s the time of year where we serve up fresh, bright, zesty Autostraddle merch just in time for your holigay gifts list. As always we’re bringing you a f*ckton of new tees — including the next queer merch sure to baffle the heterosexuals — the Fisting 101 tee! We’re also very excited to be bringing back hoodies, and translating one of your all-time favorite designs into something warm to wear. It’s no surprise that Kayla Kumari has already brought her influence and style to the merch store by suggesting we create GAY CHAOS socks — what an absolute treat! I’m also so excited that we can finally offer many more pronoun pins and hilarious new stickers by some of our favorite queer artists.

the holigay merch collection of 2021 - socks, enamel pins, stickers, hoodie and tees

As always, every purchase you make in the Autostraddle Store is a chance to support this website! Your money goes directly into the pockets of our staff — editors, writers, artists and me, in fact! So buy yourself something cute and feel good knowing you’re also supporting some very cute queer people making this website happen.

Enjoy shopping, and happy holigays y’all!

Love, Sarah

P.S. — Are you an A+ Member? You’ll get a super special 20% off code tomorrow — stay tuned! Not a member? You can join for as little as $4/month.

Queer As Fuck Vintage Hoodie

Our beloved Queer as Fuck tee is now a hoodie! Designed by Sarah Sarwar. Printed on 100% Ringspun Combed Cotton, Mineral Washed for Vintage Look. S – 3XL

Scissoring Tees in NEW COLORS

Yes, it’s true. Our classic scissoring tee now comes in two beautiful jewel-tone shades — kelly green and rosy pink. Illustrated by Rory Midhani and printed on super-soft triblend fabrication. XS – 3XL

Fisting 101 Tee

Listen you can just call it a “hands tee” if you want, nobody has to know. Except the people who, you know…. know. Designed by Ren Strapp. Printed on super-soft triblend fabrication. XS – 3XL

Team Dykes Tee

Our popular hat is now a t-shirt! Designed by Sarah Sarwar. Printed on super-soft triblend fabrication. XS – 3XL

Who All’s Gay Here Tie-Dye Tee

Finding out who all is gay here remains an important item on our agenda. This time we tie-dyed it for you, so you can blend in just enough. Designed by Erin Sullivan. Hand-dyed on 100% cotton crewneck. XS – 3XL

The Lazy Femmes Band Tee

A thing we have told ourselves about the heterosexual reaction to our shirts is that probably people think they are all band tees? Well, we decided to lean into that with this tee: introducing the Lazy Femmes! Designed by Kirstin Bencomo-Cooper. Printed on a relaxed, scoop-neck women’s style tee. XS – 2XL

Gay Chaos Socks

Gay chaotic is chaotic good, we think? Putting this phrase all over our merch was a great suggestion from an A+ member in our Fundraiser Discord! You dreamed it and we believe it and now it is on your FEET. Concept by Kayla Kumari. Designed by Sarah Sarwar. Ribbed cotton crew with compression and cushion. One Size — will fit from a woman’s size 6 up to a men’s size 11.

Fisting 101 Socks

Hands? On your feet?? Gay people are always doing the most progressive things. These cute black and white socks will go with absolutely everything in your closet. Run, don’t walk, and snag one of these coveted pairs that you can walk and run in! These cotton crew style socks are designed by Ren Strapp. One Size — will fit from a woman’s size 6 up to a men’s size 11.

Brand New Pronoun Pins

Since 2016 we’ve offered She/Her and They/Them pronoun pins in a variety of styles. This year we’re adding four new pronoun pins to that collection and it’s about time! These gorgeous gold metal and hard enamel pins are designed by Betty Turbo.

Pronoun Enamel pins are gold metal with black hard enamel. Words are stacked in condensed tall hand-drawn letters in rectangular shapes with a black 3d shadow.
He/Him | She/They | He/They | She/He/They

Queer Elder Enamel Pin

Embrace your pride as someone who saw Xena when it aired with this pin! These fun, poppy pins are designed by Kirstin Bencomo-Cooper.

Brand New Stickers

Queer Elder – Yes, it’s true — the Queer Elder enamel pin also comes in a sticker! Designed by Kirstin Bencomo-Cooper. Glossy, durable, UV protected, waterproof lamination. 2″ x 1.5”.

Gay Chaos – Is there any type of show you’d rather see on your TV than one that radiates gay chaos??? Designed by Betty Turbo. Glossy, durable, UV protected, waterproof lamination. 2.5″ x 2”.

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Holiday Delivery Deadlines

To get your deliveries in time for Christmas make sure to place your order by:

📦 Order by December 14th — USPS First Class Mail, Fed Ex Ground (pick up nearby)
📦 Order by December 15th — UPS Ground
📦 Order by December 16th — USPS Priority Mail
📦 Order by December 22nd — Next Day Air

🚙 Live in Phoenix, AZ? You can pick up your order! Order by Dec 22nd (850 W. Lincoln St, Phoenix, AZ 85007).

* These dates are for domestic orders–we have no guarantee for international orders, however DHL will always be the quickest, most reliable option. ♡

Conceptual Ideas / Riese, Sarah Sarwar, the Autostraddle Team, A+ Members
Designers / Sarah Sarwar, Rory Midhani, Erin, Ren Strapp, Betty Turbo, Kirstin Bencomo-CooperPrinting / Hello Merch, Sticker Ninja, Sock Club, The Pin People

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Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of as well as an award-winning writer, video-maker, LGBTQ+ Marketing consultant and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and now lives in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in nine books, magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. She's Jewish and has a cute dog named Carol. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. So pleased to see socks added!

    For some reason I thought that the pandemic/all the lockdowns would mean that I would never need any new socks but actually what has happened is that all my socks now have holes in.

    • SALLY! i’m so sorry to hear about your sock holes but so excited to know that you can replace them with GAY socks! really the dream in general is to replace everything straight with gay. AMIRITE?

  2. Socks!!

    Between my excitement over socks and the whole watching Xena when it aired thing, I feel fully qualified for the queer elder pin. Just trying to decide if I should take it off first or just lower my head in deference when I run into actual, much older than 40, queer elders.

    • chandra, i have great news for you. we decided to print them in black and white to see how they do and if they do well we have a whole kaleidoscope of colors waiting to be created. will share with A+ sometime!!

  3. i love all of these SO much! happy holigays!

    wondering if you can tell us the manufacturer of the QAF vintage sweatshirt? different merch brands hit differently and it can be hard for me to choose between 2x and 3x!

    (also, would love if these were listed on the wearable merch generally! :-*)

  4. I’ve already started heavily commenting on the pink “scissoring” shirt to my partner.

    “Wow that pink really is my color”
    “I always loved that pattern but I never managed to get it in my size which by the way is — ”
    “It’s really too bad I’m already spending my money on very exellent Christmas presents and can’t buy it for myself”

    While I’m making that face : 😊😊😊
    I’m so sly ! I really deserve to have a “Gay Chaos” sticker thrown in too.

  5. Uh oh…I wear a women’s 5/youth 3 for shoes, so it sounds like the socks won’t fit me! On the off chance that anyone with similarly tiny feet buys them anyway, could you update us with how they fit (and whether one of the styles runs smaller than the other)?

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