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Jared Leto Can Wear High Heels Forever For All I Care

“Well, I recommend that men try [wearing high heels]. I think it’ll give you a deeper understanding and appreciation for women around the world.”

– Jared Leto tells Cosmopolitan the secret to understanding women as learned from playing a transexual character in “The Dallas Buyers Club.” Not only is he smart and sensitive (he calls the trans women he met with to prep for the movies his “teachers”) and open minded, but his hair is so damn pretty I don’t care what kind of shoes he wears. [Cosmopolitan]

Jared's Weight Loss
Jared Leto starved himself for his latest film. Read More »
Meeting Jared
Jared Leto
Amelia and Julie had a lot of things they wanted to say to Jordan Catalano. Read More »
Jared Leto In Drag
Jared's getting on on the cross-dressing action too! Read More »

The Sworn Virgins of Albania Live Celibate, Gender-Bending Lives

What Is "Agender"?
Neither man nor woman, but definitely fabulous. Read More »
Lea T On Gender
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Transexual model Lea T explains her gender expression. Read More »
Bill Talks Gender Equality
Bill says empowering women and girls is essential in the 21st century. Read More »
Jared Leto Crossdressing
He plays a transvestite in this movie. Read More »
The Sworn Virgins of Albania

The “burneshas” live in the mountain villages in the hinterland of Albania — they’re women who’ve lived their entire lives as men, forgoing sex in the process.

They’re also the subject of photographer Jill Peters’ collection, The Sworn Virgins of Albania. The women choose to live as men for a number of reasons, many having to do with the strict societal restrictions put on women in traditional Albanian culture. As Peters explains it: Keep reading »

The Top 10 Drag Performances In Film

November 14, 2011

“Candy” Is The First Transsexual Fashion Magazine

The fashion industry may have a long-standing tendency to exclude certain groups and cultures, but more and more we’re seeing this change as people begin challenging the status quo. Now the transsexual community is getting a voice with a new style publication. Billed as “the first transversal fashion magazine,” Candy has just debuted its premiere issue in a limited-edition circulation of only 1,000 copies. The indie publication doesn’t reveal too much through its main online information source, a Facebook fan page, but its official statement explains that the mag is “completely dedicated to celebrating transvestism, transexuality, cross dressing and androgyny, in all its manifestations … CANDY is a magazine for everybody. A space for individual freedom, and a publication that pushes people to take on the persona of what they always wanted to be.”

Check out the amazing behind-the-scenes video of the cover shoot of some seriously made-up drag queens, after the jump! Now we’re dying to know more. Where can we get our hands on a copy? [Candy's Facebook Page] Keep reading »

Boys In Skirts, Girls In Tuxes—What’s A High School Principal To Do?

Depending on what kind of high school you attended and what part of the country you grew up in, you’re probably well aware of school dress codes: no miniskirts, no baseball hats, no gang colors, etc. But some kids who are challenging their dress code aren’t just trying to flash a skimpy thong to get the QB’s attention: they’re trying to express their opposite-sex gender identity. Now, increasingly, high school administrators have to navigate tricky situations and questions, such as What do we do when Bobby comes to school wearing a dress, high-heeled boots and eyeliner? Keep reading »

Dressing The Part: Women Who Have Posed As Men

During the most recent Democratic primary, I found myself wondering how things might have turned out differently if Hillary Clinton had spent less time with the glass ceiling and more time campaigning for President. For that matter, would Sarah Palin have been chosen as John McCain’s ticket mate if she had not been female? Keep reading »

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