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Lesbian Gift Guide 2004

What to get the special Lady on your List


It’s the holiday season again and time to buy a gift for the special lesbian on your list. Not sure where to begin? Here are some gift ideas for lesbian and bisexual women this holiday season.

For the TV Junkie:

Tivo is at the top of my list this year. With hundreds of channels to choose from, how do you find the programs you really want to watch? Set her Tivo to record The Ellen Show, ER and Survivor and she’ll never miss a lesbian moment on TV. ($99)

For the L Word Fan:

What lesbian does not want the Complete First Season of the L Word on DVD? Even if Marina will not be back for Season 2, the two of you can watch your favorite scenes with her and Jenny over and over. With special features like voice-overs by Jennifer Beals and a hillarous “puppet” show spoof by Leisha Hailey and Katherine Moennig, this DVD will provide hours of entertainment. Make her L Word obsession complete with The L Word CD, featuring music by the Murmurs, Lucinda Williams, Joan Armatrading, Rufus Wainwright and more!

For your True Love:

Love Rocks! 2004 will certainly be remembered as the year of gay and lesbian marriages. Show her you think your love is worth fighting for with love songs from The Dixie Chicks, Melissa Etheridge, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Dido, Carole King and other queer-loving artists. And to make the gift even sweeter, proceeds will benefit the Human Rights Campaign’s work toward marriage equality. Two discs. ($19.95)

For the Cool Babe:

What could be better on a cold day than a hot bath? How about a Hot Sexy bath? Stuff her stocking with the Babes in Toyland Temperature Rising gift pack. A waterproof vibrator, candle and a erotic bath book will have her jumping out of her work clothes and into a hot tub for a relaxing end to any stressful day. ($30)

For the Young at Heart:

Who says she’s too old to play with dolls? If she loved Barbie as a kid, she’s sure to dig Bobbie now. Dyke dolls even come with their own toys: each comes with a tiny vibrator, dildo and strap-on. Now that's playing nice! Dyke Dolls. Choose from a Rocker, Cowgirl or Diesel Dyke. ($65)

For the Animal Rights Activist:

Looking for a little something for the vegan on your list? Rub her the right way, with a rubber bracelet from AMiGAZ. ($5-$8.)

For Just About anyone:

Sexy Calendars. Whether her taste is butch or femme one of these calenders will catch her fancy. Choose from the Drag King Kalendar or Erotic Lesbians, each created by and for lesbians. ($15-20)

For Those who appreciate the finer things:

Candles. There are some things that are great to get for a gift, because it’s the kind of thing you just wouldn’t buy for yourself. This Basil Pomegranate candle is a perfect example. It’s no wonder Karen Klein is candle maker to the stars. ($34)

For the One you Care about:

Don't send her out in the cold without a Survival Kit from Eddie Bauer. This polycarbonate bottle comes packed with everything she'll need in case of an emergency: flashlight, emergency blanket, pocket knife and first aid supplies. Chocolate not included.

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