Dirt Squirrel Holiday 2020 Gift Guide

Rainbow Christmas Gift

Hey Squirrel Friends! It’s that time of year again, when the snow comes a fallin’ the, carollers come a singin’ and jingle bells damn well ring! We know everyone needs a little extra love this year because, well, it’s 2020. So, if you’re not sure what to get that special someone, significant other, friend, lover,…

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How to Dress for Your First Hook-Up Like a Pro

Gay Hook Up Blog Post

Guest Article Written by Peter Minkoff Using a dating app to enrich your sex life is not taboo anymore. No matter how satisfied with our love life we are, all of us, from time to time, experience a one-night stand with a stranger. Such things often have a negative connotation, but don’t let this put…

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How to Clack That Fan | Dirt Squirrel

How to Clack Thworp Fan Cover Photo

Our thworp fans have been featured on some of our favourite shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race, Dragula and The Whole Package. On TV, opening a Dirt Squirrel fan and getting the perfect “CLACK” sound looks really easy. That being said, over the years, we have had an overwhelming amount of people asking us for instructions…

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PrEParing for a Sexual Revolution

Dirt Squirrel x Freddie

This article discusses LGBTQ+ healthcare, HIV stigma and PrEP in Canada: Guest article written by Thomas Trombetta (@thomasigle) of Freddie PrEParing for a Sexual Revolution – How a Pill Can Take Fear Away from Sex: Since the HIV/AIDS crisis of the 80s and 90s, our perceptions of sexuality have been largely centered around fear, anxiety,…

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Make a STATEMENT with our Bamboo Clack Fans


Have you ever shown up at a party only to realize you’re the ONLY one without a bamboo clack fan? No? Me either. But that’s okay, because you can be the one to start the trend! The trendiest are always ahead of their time, so choosing to make an entrance with a fan that speaks…

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Not PrEP’d the Same: Discussing Unique Barriers behind HIV PrEP

Dirt Squirrel Freddie Prep

This article discusses LGBTQ+ healthcare: barriers to entry and PrEP in Canada: Guest article written by Thomas Trombetta (@thomasigle) of Freddie HIV PrEP has been around for a while now, proven to be a successful and effective tool in preventing HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) for different communities. However, despite its large success in community settings,…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

This Pride Month We March Differently It is Pride month and as an LGBTQ+ owned and operated company, we know this month to be one of celebration – honouring our political existences and liberating ourselves through peaceful protests, solidarity and community. This year, Pride will be reminded of its history. A history where the protests…

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RuPaul’s Drag Race S12 Finale

Top 3 Contestants

After an incredible season, riddled with controversy and interrupted by none other than, Miss Rona – Miss Rona – Miss Rona – Miss Rona, we have reached the finale of Season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race where only three queens remain in the running to become the next drag superstar. As we all know, RuPaul…

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Feature Product – Arctic Boxer Briefs

Arctic Boxer Briefs

Find Your Northern Lighting This week’s feature product is our arctic boxer brief. This print is part of our nature collection, which includes our pacific north west and desert prints that can be purchased as a multi-pack or individually. All of these prints will make you seem super down to…earth. The Arctic Print showcases the…

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Feature Product – Liquid Dreams Fan

Liquid Dreams Fan

Feature Product – Liquid Dreams Fan This week’s feature product is our “Liquid Dreams” fan named after the classic 90s hit song “Liquid Dreams” by O-Town who gives a fantasy-induced shoutout to some of our favourite divas including Destiny’s Child, Madonna, Janet Jackson, J-Lo, Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Cindy, Tyra and Halle. This five piece…

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Briefs Review: 5 of my Favorite Underwear Brands for Gay Men

underwear review

“Underwear should be a fun and flirty addition to every wardrobe. Don’t just stick to the boring basic briefs, but add more colourful, fun, and fashionable styles to your underwear drawer with these independent fashion designers”. TravelsofAdam is a hipster travel blog by Adam, a one-time graphic designer who quit his job as a book…

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A Guide to Choosing Underwear

Our friends over at Queer-Voices helped us publish a quick article that serves as a, Guide to Choosing Underwear. If you have ever questioned your choices in picking the right pair of underwear for yourself or perhaps are still in search of the perfect pair, have a light read by clicking the “READ MORE” link…

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Dirt Squirrel Infiltrates DragCon UK 2020

We are so lucky to have a job that takes us to places all over North America, but it gets even more exciting when you explore cities and events across the pond.  We have taken part in RuPaul’s DragCon LA & NYC since their inception and it’s always a light-hearted, attention grabbing, show-stopping and colourful…

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Holiday Design Challenge: Halloween Inspired Dirt Squirrel Underwear

We decided to take a break from regular programming in our office to start a new tradition: holiday design challenges. The purpose of these challenges will be to take existing Dirt Squirrel products and craft them into new, holiday inspired designs with the goal of simply doing better than everyone participating. Being of competitive nature,…

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Dirt Squirrel Briefs…and why I love them.

dirt squirrel underwear

“As an avid Drag Race fan I always take note of the pit crew (who doesn\’t?), and on one particular episode I noticed a new brand I hadn\’t heard of before – \’Dirt Squirrel\’. The briefs looked pretty awesome so of course I asked my good friend Google to go forth and locate and quickly…

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