14 unique gifts for the asexual in your life including t-shirts, pins and phone cases
International Asexuality Day takes place on 6 April, to raise awareness of and celebrate those on the ace spectrum.
The day aims to highlight the discrimination faced by asexual people, while also educating others about asexuality.
The asexual Pride flag is represented by black, grey, white and purple stripes and is a way for asexual people to rep their identity.
We’ve put together a list of gifts you can buy from independent and LGBT+ sellers featuring the asexual Pride flag colours.
So whether you or someone in your life is on the ace spectrum you can celebrate them with an asexual-themed gift.
From t-shirts to tote bags and phone cases to jewellery, there’s plenty of products you can choose from.
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This Ace flag t-shirt is available from the PinkNews shop. Whether it’s for yourself, or the asexual person in your life, you can get it in grey, black, white and blue and of course it comes embellished with a cute Pride flag graphic.
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This iconic mug features the phrase, “While you were busy experiencing sexual attraction I studied the blade”, referencing the classic meme but making it asexual. The mug is available to buy from lookhuman.com, who specialise in unique products. It’s also available on t-shirts, travel mugs and greeting cards, so there’s plenty of ways to gift the asexual in your life.
This ‘Proud at Heart’ phone cover features a design in the colours of the asexual Pride flag. It’s available for Samsung and Apple devices and is a great way to rep your identity every day. The case is available to buy from the PinkNews shop.
This t-shirt features the slogan “These are my colours” alongside the asexual Pride flag colours – black, grey, white and purple. This is perfect for those who identify as asexual to proudly rep their identity and it’s available from Etsy. It’s currently priced at £18.90 and is available in inclusive sizes.
If a mug or t-shirt isn’t enough, you can get a giant Pride flag for the asexual in your life. They can hang it up in their house to proudly celebrate their identity all-year round. The flag is priced from £8 and it’s got a five-star review on Etsy.
These shoelaces are from an independent LGBT+ run store on Etsy. The subtle and chic laces feature the four colours of the asexual Pride flag, with a matching lace charm in the shape of a flag, which is also available to buy as a set. They’re priced from £8.99 and other Pride flag colours are also sold on the store.
This brilliant t-shirt reads “I’ve got an ace up my sleeve (it’s me, I’m ace and I’m in these sleeves). It’s priced at £14.99 and if you want to get it to rep your asexual Pride then it’s available from Amazon here.
This large tote bag features a paint splash design in the colours of the asexual Pride flag, of course. It’s perfect for repping your identity plus it’s practical. The bag is available to buy from the PinkNews shop.
This cute test tube pin is ideal for the science nerd in your life. It features four test tubes in the colours of the asexual flag and is a great way to rep your Pride. The pin is available from LGBT+ seller Proud Science for £6.99 and you can buy it from Etsy here.
If you don’t fancy the test tube pin, then there’s plenty of others to choose from. This includes this stunning crystal pin in the colours of the asexual flag. The handmade, glittery pin is available to buy from Etsy.
Another pin you can get is this iconic one, which reads: “Only an actual milkshade can bring me to the yard”. It’s referencing the hit song “Milkshake” by Kelis, but has been reimagined with a lyric to represent asexual people. You can get it from Etsy here.
This stunning glass pendant necklace features the colours of the asexual Pride flag. It’s priced from £22 on Etsy, with different sizes available and it’s a popular item on the website. It has a five-star rating, with shoppers calling it “absolutely beautiful” and “perfect”.
You can wear this bracelet with Pride, as the colourful, hand braided design features the colours of the asexual flag intertwined. It’s priced from £6.95 on Etsy, with different sizes available. The independent seller also creates designs featuring the different Pride flags on their store.
This sticker set celebrates asexual Pride, with different designs in the four colours of the flag. From an ace of spades to a dog and a cupcake, they’re perfect to cover your laptop, phone or tablet with. The set is available to buy from the PinkNews shop.