Elliott Sailors and her gender-bending story

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First can I just start by saying how much I LOVE stories like this? I love things out-of-the-norm and this is definitely one of those things!

Elliott Sailors was your typical female model until the day she decided to ‘revitalize’ her career and become a male model. Yes, I said it – MALE model. No, there was no sex change everyone. Her outer appearance became more masculine and she started to market herself differently.

I really liked what Huffington Post had to say in their article:

Sailors discovered that she could extend her career in this new gender role, rather than try to extend her tenure in the youth-obsessed female modeling world. “In the industry, females are expected to look younger longer than males are,” she said. “And I knew I was getting older.”

She also told Huffington Post that, “I’ve never identified as a male, but I’ve always described myself as a guy,” explaining that the career shift is not just a “phase.”

It’s inspiring to see women like her out there not afraid to be different. I also love that straight women will look at her as a guy and think, “he’s hot,” when HE is really a SHE! Haha. Ya never know who you’re looking at – never assume ;P

Her husband is also supportive of her new modeling gender identity. She says that people around them often assume they are a gay couple.

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Here in the link to Huffington Post where her interview can be seen: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/23/elliott-sailors-model_n_4151081.html?utm_hp_ref=gay-voices&ir=Gay+Voices

Dani Shay: Update

If you have not checked out my prior page about Dani Shay then go ahead and do that :) I wanted to make another post about her because she is really taking a great path with her music. She’s writing music that means something, that sparks change in people, and she’s even making people question themselves and everything around them. I LOVE people like that!

Dani Shay’s official YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/user/danishay

Her latest song, “Girl Or Boy,” touches the subject of people questioning her sex (female, male, trans), her sexual orientation, etc. I think it’s great that with her you really can’t tell. She is the ultimate question that everyone is dying the have the answer for. In her own words, “What does it mean to be a “girl”, what does it mean to be a “boy”- beyond the biological definition.” 

So, what do you think? Does a girl HAVE to love the color pink? Personally, my favorite color has always been blue :) But after all, I AM a lesbian. Dun dun dun! Please share your own thoughts about the topic, I’d love to hear them and I’m sure Dani Shay would like to also.