GNAT Store & Workspace Start-Up Fund

After 7 years of developing the GNAT Glitter Kink brand and designing the perfect glittery harness, I've finally bet on myself and rented my first storefront space! So many possibilities lay ahead of me, and I am excited to build my dream workspace, showroom and shop. I'm located blocks from the Leather Archives& Museum and Leather Bars of Roger's Park, and I hope to expand on the kinkiness of the neighborhood with an offering that is Femme, gender expansive, body positive, community oriented, and glittery.

I understand and amplify the needs of the Black community at this time, and do not advocate for helping fund my venture BEFORE donating to Organizations and individuals in need. GNAT stands with Black Lives Matter, and advocates for Black Trans Folks and their needs first and foremost. 

I am raising funds to finance the start-up costs of a new workspace and shop. GNAT is a self-funded businesses that is owned and operated by one woman, me! I plan to invest all the funds raised into equipment and supplies that enable me to make gear efficiently and safely. I will also invest in various equipment and fixtures needed for my new studio and shop, and will further create the environment from which I will make all those sparkling harnesses, garments, and accessories. I will be collecting small investments for my business all Summer, and will be building out my space during Fall 2020. Due to Covid-19, a store that is open to the public isn't a possibility, so I will spend this time to work towards building out my goal while fulfilling orders that keep my business going. I hope to have a Launch Party in the future, where I can connect with all my amazing friends and family who have encouraged me all these years!

A donation to this fundraiser is an Angel Investment into my business. My business plan will enable GNAT to survive, and then thrive, and that profit will be further invested into the community. I plan to offer residencies with other QTPOC artists, so that I can mentor aspiring artists and designers as they launch their own businesses.

Want to support AND get a reward perk? Shop the :
✨FUNDRAISER ✨ 4 the NEW GNAT HQ ✨ Collection HERE 

I would be so grateful for the help that will enable me to reach my goals while making an inclusive and empowering space for others to explore their sexual wellness. Minority Owned Small Businesses face a lot of challenges, especially within the fashion & Sexuality industries. Your investment in GNAT WORLDWIDE LLC will create happiness and pleasure that will enrich the world!

Again, donate to Black causes before you donate to this one.

OK I love y'all! 


Gnat Rosa Madrid
CEO & Founder of GNAT Glitter Kink 
48915306_1592443746438884_r.jpeg✨A pic of my in my old studio, taken by Brittany Sowake✨


  • Haley Groot 
    • $10 
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  • Jose Miguel Gonzalez 
    • $15 
    • 2 d
  • Brittany Sowacke 
    • $15 
    • 13 d
  • Tomas Peters 
    • $20 
    • 13 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
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Gnat Madrid 
Chicago, IL
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