Latest Content / LGBTQ

Vicky and Charisse, co-founders of dapper boi, and married couple. dapperboi.com

What It's Like to "Come Out"

Coming out stories are important. They need to be heard. Because one of the best things we can do as a society is empathize with one another—remind each other that we all come from the same place.
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Two People Wearing Shorts on Stairs. Dapperboi.com

The Best Shorts for Your Build

First things first, the fit of your shorts should not be solely dictated by your height. That’s a common misconception. In reality, there are a few factors to consider based on your body type.
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Facts Versus Myths. dapperboi.com

10 Harmful Myths About the LGBTQ+ Community

Information is powerful, disinformation is dangerous. Here are ten harmful myths about the LGBTQ+ community, versus the reality.
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LGBTQ+ pride flag. dapperboi.com

How to Be an LGBTQ+ Ally

Being an ally is one of the best ways to help solve some of the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community. But, allyship is complicated. And so, in honor of Pride month, we figured we’d write this how to guide.
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5 More Butches You'll See in the Wild (Summer Edition)

5 More Butches You'll See in the Wild (Summer Edition)

There is a lot to love about summer time: sunshine, chillin’ by the pool, and pride month. Summer is also a great time for one of our favorite hobbies: butch watching!
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A Tomboy's Guide to Not Be Mistaken for a Teenager

A Tomboy's Guide to Not Be Mistaken for a Teenager

Do you ever get mistaken for being younger than you are?
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androgyny

Hip Hip, Androgyny!

Why’d the androgynous chicken cross the road? They didn’t because they chose to sit right in the middle!
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Resolution Revolution

Resolution Revolution

(Originally Published Feb 27th, 2019) Can anyone else not believe February is almost over? March is at that distance that’s like when you see someone on the street but they’re not close enough to wave yet but you both have noticed it’s not close enough to wave, so now you’re just walking toward each other, staring and waiting for the moment to wave...
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6 Types of Butches You'll See Out in the Wild

6 Types of Butches You'll See Out in the Wild

Isn’t it cool that there’s so many different ways to be butch?
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5 Ways to Queer Any Outfit (Without Rainbows)

5 Ways to Queer Any Outfit (Without Rainbows)

It’s 2019 and gender-defying outfit or haircut just doesn’t mean what it used to mean.
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Finding Your Dapper Joy

Finding Your Dapper Joy

Have you gotten on the craze of “Marie Kondo-ing” your house? For those that are unfamiliar, Marie Kondo is an organizing consultant and author. Her show “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” on Netflix features her visiting with multiple families and the ways in which she helps them cleanse their homes. Most episodes get emotional quickly...
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More Layers, Please!

More Layers, Please!

It’s important to note that regardless of when this blog goes live, I am writing it with my cold frozen fingers in Chicago on a day that is -20 degrees. This weather is literally arctic weather. Winds and temperatures that are normally over the arctic circle have shifted over to the midwest. And yes, it is horrifying.
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Hair We Go!

Hair We Go!

I am pleased and proud to announce that I’ve done it. I’ve found the haircut. My haircut. Well, technically I didn’t find it, Corrine - the wonderful human who cuts my hair - did. But boy has it been a journey to get here.
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Honor Your Inner Tomboy

Honor Your Inner Tomboy

Flash forward to this moment right now. Writing at my desk, Queen on my spotify, backwards baseball hat back on my head, and a feeling of gratitude for being out of the closet. When Vicky asked me to write a blog about this limited time jean release I thought first of the little tomboy version of me.
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A little Inside Scoop On Why We Launched Bow-Ties!  Happy Black Friday!

A little Inside Scoop On Why We Launched Bow-Ties! Happy Black Friday!

Ever wonder the origin story of the bow tie in our logo? Want to know where we weaned our true dapper powers? Here it is - the story of where it all started.
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Where to Wear Your Dapper Boi Button-Up

Where to Wear Your Dapper Boi Button-Up

We know what you’re thinking, “I’ve just bought a Button-Up from Dapper Boi, I can’t believe I have this awesome shirt in my personal collection, and I cannot decide where to wear it first!” Don’t worry, we’ve put together a list of suggestions for you.
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Dress for the Gay You Want

Dress for the Gay You Want

You did the coolest thing for yourself that you could’ve done - you loved your gayness enough to tell the world. And that is beautiful. In fact, take a moment now to bask in the greatness and courage that is you. The hard part is over. You’ve realized your gay, you’ve come out to your friends, parents/the people who raised you. Now comes the best part: dressing as the queer dream you’ve always wanted to be.
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VIDEO: Gender Identity? Or Sexuality?

Question of the Day: Gender Identity or Sexuality?    
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VIDEO: LGBT Myths!

Find out the Truth!   Myths and urban legends about the LGBT community are set "strai...
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VIDEO: Gay Bar: 1st time VS 101st Time

What was your 1st time like?   This is where we come together to share comin...
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