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NBCJohnny Weir at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Here’s Johnny! Clothes make the man and vice versa

Sunday, February 16, 2014
SOCHI, Russia — He promised himself something the first time he ever laced up a pair of skates. It's the same thing Johnny Weir returns to in those quiet moments most evenings, just before the TV camera's "on-air" light flashes red. "I'm wearing makeup, a double necklace and a cream sweater," he said. "I don't feel an obligation to tone myself down. [ Read more → ]
Courtesy: Barney's New York

Barneys highlights lives of transgender models in spring ad campaign

Thursday, January 30, 2014
NEW YORK -- Barneys New York, an American retail chain of luxury department stores, has partnered with the National Center for Transgender Equality and the New York LGBT Community Center to feature the lives and stories of 17 transgender models and their family members as part of its Spring advertising campaign. [ Read more → ]
Brandon Scott Sessoms, known publicly as B. Scott

Gay fashion blogger rejects BET’s ‘half-hearted’ apology over wardrobe clash

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
NEW YORK — BET is apologizing to a fashion blogger who says it made him tone down his feminine look to appear on the network's pre-awards show. [ Read more → ]

Karl Lagerfeld supports same-sex marriage in lesbian couture

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
PARIS — Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's veteran couturier, has shown his support for the legalization of same-sex marriage in France by sending two models down a catwalk wearing couture bridal gowns. [ Read more → ]

‘Vogue’ Editor Anna Wintour is a New Yorker for marriage equality

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue magazine, supports marriage equality. [ Read more → ]

Designer Alexander McQueen found dead of apparent suicide

Thursday, February 11, 2010
Alexander McQueen, the gay fashion designer, has been found dead after taking his own life. He was 40 years old. A source at the designer's office today confirmed his death, which was followed by a brief statement on the designer's website. McQueen was renown for... [ Read more → ]
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