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This Japanese Cosmetics Ad Uses Gender Fluidity To Make Its Point. There've been a number of people in the media lately who have challenged our ideas about who can—or should—be "pretty" as they move through the world.
Not just transgender women like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox, but also men like Gerard Way and Adam Lambert, or the performers who've carried seven seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race. Transgender Model Andreja Pejic on Gender Fluidity. With gender fluidity dominating the runways and inspiring political debate, Alice Gregory meets the model Andreja Pejic and asks, have we reached a transgender turning point?
One Saturday afternoon in February, finally inside and away from the clamor of New York Fashion Week, Andreja Pejic sinks into a velvet settee in the hushed lobby of the Bowery Hotel. Three nearby tourists turn their heads, openly staring at the platinum-haired model—as if the sight of a girl so laughably beautiful was why they’d come to the city in the first place. I’ve caught Pejic just hours before she departs for London, where she’ll appear in Giles Deacon’s fall 2015 show. You might be able to get a gender-neutral UK passport soon. Facebook and Google+ have expanded gender identity options for their users, and it looks like the UK could be following suit.
There is growing cross-party support for the introduction of gender-neutral passports, aimed at British LGBT citizens who do not want to define themselves as male nor female. Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has pledged to consider 'Gender X' passports as part of an overall rehaul on trans rights if Labour get into government. If the party decides to go for it, the UK would join Australia, New Zealand and Nepal as one of the few places with passports for non-gendered citizens. Trans participants call out Channel 4's ‘Girls to Men’ doc. Last night, the documentary Girls to Men aired on Channel 4 as part of the channel’s “Born in the Wrong Body” series.
It focused on the next generation of transgender men who are “proudly broadcasting every astonishing detail of their transition to the entire world”, highlighting surgery and physical changes, such as the growth of a beard and penis construction. It also at looked the trans people who are sharing their journey taking hormones on YouTube as Testosterone Diaries. But earlier in the day, before it had aired, it became clear that some participants were not happy with the way they had been treated by film makers or the way trans stories were portrayed.
Paintings - Gender Portraits: Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Art. Ruby rose drops some knowledge about gender fluidity. Since her VJ days on Australian MTV back in 07, Ruby Rose has long been the celebrity crush of lesbians the world over.
But now that she's a part of Litchfield Penitentiary's loveable squad of lady convicts, the rest of the Netflix-watching world is finally getting hip to why the Aussie model, actress, and DJ rules. Speaking to Elle about her Ninja Turtle tatt'd character Stella, Rose gave the magazine a seriously insightful primer about gender fluidity and why that whole binary business isn't her (Rose is on record stating a preference for she/her pronouns) bag. "Gender fluidity is not really feeling like you're at one end of the spectrum or the other. Breaking the gender binary. When the Amazon produced hit TV show Transparent won five of the eleven Emmy Awards it was nominated for, it was yet another milestone for transgender visibility and representation.
The tragicomic series that chronicles an LA family in which the father comes out as a transgender woman and starts her transition, has given the transgender community a multifaceted identity that is deeply complex, richly diverse, and yet retains humanity, warmth and integrity. For me, as a transgender woman, the show felt like a breath of fresh air. After years of dealing with the endlessly derogatory transgender story lines on the Jerry Springer Show, Transparent finally offered a representation of trans people which felt open and honest, rather than sensationalised, violating and blatantly disrespectful. The show doesn't sugarcoat trans issues, nor does it overdramatise them. Still, Soloway's speech made me wonder whether we in fact have a transgender civil rights problem. @valentijndehingh.
Galliano makes an androgynous statement with boys in couture. Anticipation was running high for John Galliano’s second Artisanal collection for Maison Margiela and naturally, he didn't disappoint.
Fuzzy cellophane skirts, unfurled tapestry dresses, embroidered potato sack coats and a bride complete with a shrink-wrapped tentacle train made their way down the runway. Meet the boys leading Margiela’s gender revolution. Today, a gang of models took to the Paris runway for John Galliano’s second ready-to-wear collection for Maison Margiela clad in fishnet t-shirts, glam rock silver eye make-up and with limbs wrapped in clingfilm.
Despite the event being a womenswear show, that gang included not just girls but guys – although, dressed in the same slinky, skin-exposing jumpsuits and jackets as their female counterparts, their presence went almost undetected. Agender. Def: Without a gender (nongendered, genderless, agender; neutrois); moving between genders or with a fluctuating gender identity (genderfluid); third gender or other-gendered; includes those who do not place a name to their gender.
Welcome to Agender, a celebration of fashion without definition. Join us as we explore and examine shifting gender boundaries through ground-breaking fashion, music and design collaborations. How pop is starting a genderqueer dialogue. “'Girls will be girls and boys will be boys / It's just the way it is'", tweeted Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis a couple of weeks back – before adding, "no they won't / no it isn't.