Looking For Gifts For Gay Couples? 🎁 🌈

Although it may seem daunting if you've never done it, buying gifts for gay couples is quite similar to buying them for straight couples. Gifts should be personal and tailored to the recipient's tastes. Practical and useful items are always appreciated, too. If you're helping a gay couple celebrate a special occasion, here are some gift ideas to get you started.

Cool gift ideas for gay couple  

Consider giving your gay friends a night out on the town together. This can mean offering your babysitting services to couples with children or paying for them to take a painting class or cooking lessons together. Maybe you could rent an outdoorsy couple a kayak for an hour or two. The key to getting this right is choosing an activity you think the couple will enjoy while avoiding stereotypes. Not all gay people enjoy the theater, for example, so don't buy theater tickets unless you know the couple would want them.

Useful household items make great gifts for gay couples. This is especially true if the couple is getting married, moving in together or recently purchased a new house. People establishing a new home need towels, kitchen appliances, cookbooks, bed sheets, toolkits and other everyday items. Practical gifts may not be fancy, but they are often the most appreciated. 


Personalized Items, Cute Gay Couple Gifts 

Monogrammed or engraved towels, keychains, picture frames and jewelry all make cute gay couple gifts. These gifts work any time but really shine at gay weddings and on Valentine's Day. When personalizing a gift, it's again best to avoid gay stereotypes and cliches. You can have the couple's names engraved on a picture frame, for instance, but don't add two male symbols or cover your gift in rainbows.

When gift shopping for straight couples, you may consider giving them a gift card for a local service or, if you're on a budget, offering to perform a service yourself. Providing a service opens up many great gift ideas for gay couple, too. Just like everyone else, gay people mow the lawn, wash the car, clean the house and bathe the dog.

Everyone loves gift cards and preloaded credit cards. When you're stumped choosing gifts for gay couples, a gift card is a wonderful solution for all involved. You can come prepared with a thoughtful gift and the couple receiving it can choose an item you'll both know they love.


Need more suggestions? We also have some for gay wedding gifts and gifts for your boyfriend!