Converse has released sneakers with the colors of the Transgender Pride Flag as part of its Pride line.
This is the first time Converse has introduced a transgender-specific sneaker. Other shoes in the line include rainbow Pride colors. There is also an option to customize shoes with rainbow or Transgender Pride colors. Shoes range from $60-$80 and can be found here.
People praised Converse for the trans-inclusive Pride line on Twitter.
— Rachel Q. Lyons (@RachelQLyons) April 15, 2019
CONVERSE HAS A NEW PRIDE COLLECTION THAT INCLUDES TRANS PRIDE SNEAKERS FOR THE FIRST TIME!!!!!!!!
— Alysse Dalessandro? (@readytostare) April 19, 2019
I thought “which of my trans friends would rock Converse decked out in the colors of the trans flag,” and then immediately realized the answer was “all of them.” pic.twitter.com/E5NPDfPgMY
— Aram Vartian (@vartian) April 19, 2019
Look! You can make them with the pride base but then add trans pride touches. I'm in love! pic.twitter.com/bGtajM2QjF
— We’ll Have A Gay Old Time (@IssaMeBrianO) April 19, 2019
This article originally appeared in the Washington Blade and is made available in partnership with the National Gay Media Association.