100% ‘Gay’ sweater makes debut at Toronto fashion week

Besi Besemar March 25, 2015

Canadian LGBT community creates world’s first real ‘Gay’ item to end misuse of word ‘Gay’. Today, the world’s first and only ‘gay’ object – a sweater knit from the donated hair of more than 100 LGBT people – makes its debut during Toronto Fashion Week. Appearing ahead of this summer’s upcoming Pride Week celebrations in Toronto, New York, San Francisco and London, the Gay Sweater was created to make people everywhere understand that it is incorrect and offensive to use language like “that’s so gay” to negatively describe something. #TheGaySweater also aims to raise awareness of the detrimental effects that such misuse of the word gay has on LGBT youth.

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