What’s in a Name? For Transgender Folks, a Lot More Than You Might Think.

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Which is the better rap name: “Aubrey Graham” or “Drake?” Which name sounds like it belongs to a stylish actress and model: “Amanda Lee Rogers” or “Portia de Rossi?” For some artists, their birth name matches their brand. Beyoncé was … Read More

If I Was a Rich Girl – Aspirations of an Independent Woman

My legs long like spiders emerge from a black rolls royce revealing satin canary yellow Manolo Blahniks that crunch against the pavement. My cobalt blue ostrich feather jacket dancing in the wind. Sixteen steps from the car to the doorman … Read More

For Queer Folks, Fashion Isn’t Frivolous

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Fashion in the 21st century has often been deemed as something of minuscule relevance and frivolous use of time and energy. Since I was a little girl (who thought I was a little boy) I’ve been so enamored with fashion. … Read More

The Life of a Professional Homeless Person – Told Through Beyonce Gifs

Large pouty lips doused in Bauhaus Pink and oversized impenetrable dark aviators act as a barrier of unapproachability. My dark world lit in red lights reminiscent of Beyonce’s “6 Inch” music video. I’ve subconsciously trained and conditioned myself to think … Read More