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Years before Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner were blazing a trail for the transgender community, model Isis King was making waves as the first transgender model on the hit show “America’s Next Top Model.” Since then, King has continued to land groundbreaking gigs as a trans model and in a new interview with NewNowNext, she…

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Without a doubt, “Orange Is the New Black” star Laverne Cox and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Carmen Carrera have become the entertainment world’s biggest transgender celebrities and have broken major ground for other trans people. Recently, the two powerful women came together on an episode of “Katie” to discuss life as transgender celebrities. While sitting…

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People were talking last week about DJ Mister Cee after he announced his resignation from Hot 97 following another sex scandal with an alleged male prostitute. In the wake of the scandal, many have been discussing Cee’s sexuality, which he seems unclear about, and the taboo surrounding his attraction to transgender women. Now, two of…

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DC Comics made history last week when they introduced the American comic worlds first openly transgender character, Alysia Yeoh, in the pages of Batgirl. Yeoh’s “coming out” story marks the latest point of progress in the rising prominence of transgender figures in the public spotlight and may pave the way for other fictional, transgender characters and real-life…

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These days, reality TV isn’t just a way to air all of your dirty laundry on TV — although, many fans enjoy that — it’s also a way to build your brand and make your mark in everything from television to fashion to music. And that goes for every color, creed and sexuality. Check out…

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On Monday, Feb. 11, fashion editors, bloggers, family, friends and industry socialites came out to support Isis King’s runway presentation. The “America’s Next Top Model” star has taken her career to another level. She has created a fabulous collection called “The Goldest Winter Ever.” The collection is empowering, edgy and elegant. “I’m a designer at…

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Erica Mena, star of “Love & Hip Hop,” hosted a shoe party during New York Fashion Week. The ladies sipped and shopped the latest collection of JaTaime shoes. People in attendance included BGC ATL Nicky Vargas, G-unit Precious Paris, ANTM Isis King, Loves Games 4 Casey Cartel, Jackie Rowe, Kelly Linton of Brooklyn 11223, Tanyka Renee…

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Historically speaking, there’s always been a social divide between the black and LGBT community and many within the black community have always related all things gay with all things white and foreign to them. However, as most with open eyes will note, the times are changing and a study is showing that the black community…

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Janet Jackson has been gracing the big screen for years, but now the superstar is jumping behind the scenes and shedding light on an oft-neglected community as reports reveal that Jackson is set to executive produce an upcoming documentary that will help “stop the hate and find understanding” toward transgender people. According to the Advocate,…

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