Andy Warhol’s unseen portraits of drag queens and trans women to go on display for the first time

An array of vivid portraits of drag queens and trans women by Andy Warhol are about to get their 15 minutes of fame as part of a major exhibition at London’s Tate Modern. Little known Andy Warhol portrait of trans trailblazer Martha P. Johnson to go on show.  “Andy Warhol,” at London’s Tate Modern runs March 12 – Sept. 6, 2020 – BBC Source To know more, read the full article on PinkNews website Continue reading Andy Warhol’s unseen portraits of drag queens and trans women to go on display for the first time

Our Eight Favorite Feminist Moments from the 2019 Emmy Awards

“I have the right, you have the right, we all have the right,” Billy Porter declared in his 2019 Emmy awards acceptance speech, making history as the first openly gay black man to win in his category. “We, as artists, are the people that get to change the molecular structure of the hearts and minds of the people who live on this planet. Please don’t ever stop doing that. Please don’t ever stop telling the truth.” Porter’s speech wasn’t an outlier. The 71st Primetime Emmys on Sunday honored the best of television—but the night’s real winner was feminism. Speeches celebrating … Continue reading Our Eight Favorite Feminist Moments from the 2019 Emmy Awards

Ellen Burstyn & Emma Thompson Among Cast For Female-Fronted Multi-Generational Peter Pan Pic ‘The Lost Girls’ — Toronto

The Lost Girls will chronicle four generations of Darling women as they struggle in the aftermath of their adventures with Peter Pan in Neverland. The film will follow how Wendy (De Paolis) struggles to retain her creative spirit after her fantastical journeys with Pan. Read the full Article Deadline’s website Continue reading Ellen Burstyn & Emma Thompson Among Cast For Female-Fronted Multi-Generational Peter Pan Pic ‘The Lost Girls’ — Toronto

Patients will be able to speak to gender identity clinic over Skype in radical plan to meet demand

An NHS gender identity clinic for children and young people is experimenting with Skype appointments to help meet growing demand. The Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS), based in London and Leeds, is the only specialised service in the UK for children and young people up to 18 years old. In recent years the service has seen an “unprecedented increase” in its number of referrals. As a result, the average waiting time for an initial appointment currently stands at between 22 and 24 months. In an attempt to tackle these long waiting times, and to help families who face a lengthy … Continue reading Patients will be able to speak to gender identity clinic over Skype in radical plan to meet demand

Trans Model Teddy Quinlivan Shares Powerful Message After Landing Chanel Campaign

Teddy, who has walked for Gucci, Chloé and Louis Vuitton and worked with beauty brands such as Milk Makeup and Redken, took to Instagram on Monday evening to announce the exciting news that she is the first openly trans person to work for Chanel. Sharing a video from the campaign in which she can be seen applying Chanel’s Rouge Coco lipstick in Légende, Teddy accompanied the post with an emotional caption. She wrote: “I find I don’t cry anymore when things are sad, but isn’t it interesting when we shed tears in moments of triumph. This was one of those … Continue reading Trans Model Teddy Quinlivan Shares Powerful Message After Landing Chanel Campaign

‘Hidden Figures’ NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson turns 101

Johnson is known for calculating the orbital equations for the trajectories of the Friendship 7 missions in 1961 and 1962, according to NASA. She plotted the path for Alan Shepherd’s 1961 journey to space as well as John Glenn becoming the first American to successfully orbit Earth in 1962, according to Biography.com. She also assisted in several Apollo missions. Read the Article at the WTHR website. Continue reading ‘Hidden Figures’ NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson turns 101

Justice Ginsburg: ‘I Am Very Much Alive’

Justice Ginsburg: “There was a senator, I think it was after my pancreatic cancer, who announced, with great glee, that I was going to be dead within six months… That senator, whose name I have forgotten, is now dead himself, and I am very much alive.” Ginsburg’s interview with NPR was wide-ranging, discussing, among other things, her health. She has had three major bouts with cancer over the past 20 years. In 1999, she underwent surgery for colorectal cancer, followed by nine months of chemotherapy and radiation. In 2009, she underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer, and late last year, for … Continue reading Justice Ginsburg: ‘I Am Very Much Alive’

“So empty is a shelf without foreigners…

When customers walked into Edeka supermarket in Hamburg recently, they were surprised to find that the shelves were almost empty, and the small handful of products that remained were all made in Germany. It seemed like the supermarket had simply forgotten to restock their produce until customers saw the mysterious signs left around the shop. “So empty is a shelf without foreigners,” read one sign at the cheese counter. “This shelf is quite boring without variety,” read another. It turns out that Edeka, in a rather controversial move, had opted to solely sell German food for a day in order … Continue reading “So empty is a shelf without foreigners…