“My wardrobe was previously built around my dysphoria with my chest, and I’d love an affordable way of starting my wardrobe off to celebrate my wonderfully trans, queer, and Latinx body.” Building a wardrobe can be a daunting, but fashion consultant Doreen Pierre was ready to help Dante Bravo express who they.
The best advice for a first date is always to be yourself; obviously you’re also interested in being the hottest, most unforgettable version of yourself. A good first date outfit does both.
This is precisely what I admire about cholas, and what I wanted to emulate for myself as a femme. These women were highly feminine, but not the dainty kind, the kind that has lived a thousand years.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and we are reminded that sustainability is inherently queer. The movement won’t — and can’t — continue without the queer community.
“I’m a longtime reader who’s ready to play with gender more intentionally in my outfits, but I’m not sure what that looks like. Flannel? Button downs? Dresses? Obviously my first thought for who to look to for inspiration was Carol the dog.”
“I had a kid two years ago and have really struggled working out my gender after that. My body changed a lot in ways I did not like and I’ve been trying to come to terms with my identity as a person, rather than just my kid’s mum.”
“My style icon is Nancy Meyers’ interpretation of a middle-aged white woman after she’s decided to pull herself together sometime in the second act. Wow that is… I feel very called out by own self.”
“To understand my relationship with this symbol of masculinity, we’ll have to start with my journey of queerness I had no idea I had embarked upon until I was turning 28, the sleeves of my buba — the tailored Agbada shirt — all rolled up to my elbows and my fingers rubbing down on the clit of a girl I had only met a couple of times prior to that moment.”
“If Rachel Maddow ever hits Dinah Shore karaoke party in a three-quarter-length leather coat and leather pants, it will look like every performance on this live album.”
“I’m a psych major with a love for writing poetry and making traditionally masculine and also lesbian things — style or otherwise — edgy and feminine. One of my many mottos is “femme ain’t frail” and I would hope the way I present represents that.”
Transformative. Powerful. Restorative. Life-changing. These are some of the words A-Campers used to describe the Body Posi Plus Size Party we hosted with ModCloth and Mary Lambert at A-Camp X.
“I see clients every week where I have to dress business casual. It can be difficult as a butch woman to find something professional that doesn’t make me look like I’m about to officiate a wedding.”
The inevitable list of ways to wear bandanas.
Pair with a cigar (actual smoking not necessary) and some slick butch swagger.
Here’s how to nail Jughead’s classic lesbian look.
A look back on freelancers’ style writing in 2017, plus why you’ll want to give them a follow.
You bought all your gals and pals gifts for the holigays and now it’s time to get yourself a gift — and if that gift happens to benefit others through good causes like The Trevor Project and Planned Parenthood, even better!
A day in the life of LGBTQ fashion/lifestyle/activist staple Anita Dolce Vita, who does more in a day than you would have thought possible.
“Can you sneak into her closet and take a pic of the ones she has (just side on hanging up is fine).”
Pieces that are easy to throw on and look good when little else is easy at all.
The personal is always political, but in Trump’s America, wearing a headscarf or a suit jacket or a skirt can be especially so.