Converse drops trans-inclusive Pride line, intention splits LGBT community
With Pride month rapidly approaching, brands everywhere are beginning to introduce LGBTQ-related products. However, Converse just took a big step in a new direction with their just-revealed Pride collection.
In addition to creating shoes that sport the LGBTQ rainbow, the shoe company also launched a series of models designed after the transgender flag.
According to Mashable, the trans-specific shoes retail for $80. However, buyers can also customize the other LGBTQ shoes to add trans flair.
Additionally, the footwear company launched a series of pride shoes for children, so little ones can also visibly support the LGBTQ community. You can check out the full line here.Check out what folks had to say about the latest launch below.
However, while the general reception of the line has been positive, some people have pointed out that the line fails to donate any proceeds to actual LGBTQ causes. Additionally, many also suggest the brand’s move is performative in the name of making a profit.
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