Hello there! If you have landed on this page it means you were given a special link. This means we want you to be a crucial part of our project/Kickstarter.
What is this Kickstarter about?
This kickstarter is to raise funds for the production, printing, and distribution of the first 100 orders of Queer Kids cards.
What is Queer Kids?
Queer Kids is a series* of collectible LGBTQ+ trading cards featuring your very own local Queer community. Each card showcases someone who is LGBTQ+ along with a fun fact, favorite queer memory, or word of advice directed towards our LGBT youth. Each person featured will be showcased on our website where you can learn even more about the person on your Queer Kids card.
All cards are assembled in a pack of 6 and completely randomized, so you’ll never know what you’ll get!
*Each city will have its own series. This Kickstarter is for the Los Angeles and San Francisco series but the more support we get the more cities we can hit!
Who are the people on the Queer Kids cards?
These people are you, your friends, and your community.
Why am I making Queer Kids?
We are all kids at heart and I wanted a project that was focused on giving to queer youth. But this project isn't just for those young, its for everyone of all ages. I wanted to see better and more representation within the LGBTQ community. Especially focusing on QPOC. These are identities and people that deserve to be represented and celebrated. Through Queer Kids, I am hoping to achieve just that.
Why trading cards?
Reminiscent of the 90's, these trading cards are ones that I wish I had had when I was a kid. Had I had such representation in the public sphere, I find it might have been easier knowing not only that I wasn’t alone but that there were/are others like me I could look up to.
While there are many resources online for the youth and our community, I hope to find that by creating a physical object (Queer Kids), where interaction and socialization is encouraged, I can help create conversations outside of the digital space and bring the narrative about gender, sexuality and our community front and center to everyday lives. Not to mention, what a fun way to learn more about those around you! We encourage you to share, trade and connect!
How does it work?
With the funds collected from Kickstarter, an open call for all people LGBTQ+ will be invited to join us for picture days. People will be able to sign up for a date and time through our booking system. Those images will be combined with the design and sent out to print!
Plus we are giving back!
With each Queer Kids series, a 10% portion of sales will be donated to a local LGBT organization focusing on youth and youth programs for that corresponding city.
How can I get involved?
Get photographed for a Queer Kids card! Help us promote pre and during launch! Donate to our Kickstarter when it launches!
Are you a media publication? Let's run an article or video!
Are you an organization? Let's collaborate!
Do you have an event space? Let us use it for a day!
Are you a restaurant? Feed our staff!
Just a friendly queer who wants to help? Help us rally and spread the word!
There are many ways to get involved and we need your help.
Video by Me. Editing by Me. Music by http://www.danmusicbox.com.