"There are just so many parts about my identity that to be reduced to “plus-size woman” feels really ridiculous…I don’t even think that’s the most interesting part of who I am. I’m also very openly queer and political about that, and there are very few openly queer women in the fashion world, and that’s not something anyone talks about. I’m also Middle Eastern and Jewish, and I grew up in L.A. I feel like when the only thing we’re talking about is body, it reinforces the idea that that’s all that is valuable about women and that’s how we should be categorized."-
Our friend Nicolette Mason speaking some truth
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize is shared by Pakistani girls education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, the Nobel committee has announced. At 17, Yousafzai is the youngest winner in history.
Photo: Malala Yousafzai. Credit: Susan Walsh / Associated Press
I opened a secret Facebook group dedicated to finding a third pronoun in Hebrew that will serve people who don’t feel comfortable with man and/or woman pronouns. This task is extra hard in hebrew because all verbs are either in man or woman form so I want as many hebrew…
The out writer talks Ali, Syd, Sarah and Tammy.
New York City Council member Corey Johnson has introduced legislation that would allow transgender people to update the gender on their birth certificate with fewer restrictions.