The iconic lingerie brand’s first transgender model opens up to Samantha Allen about her history-making gig, her unrealized VS dream, and the road ahead.
Samantha Allen is a former reporter for The Daily Beast. She holds a Ph.D. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University. In 2013, she received the John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology from the Kinsey Institute. Previously, she was a Sex + Life reporter for Fusion.
High schooler Jules, played by trans model Hunter Schafer, is not just one of the most fascinating characters on television—she’s one of the most fascinating, period.
Nevada, Washington State, and Oregon have joined California and New Mexico in allowing trans people to continue to serve in the National Guard, defying Trump’s ban.
Pete Buttigieg’s gay intertwining of faith and family counts as an important gesture when anti-LGBT groups are continuing to use ‘religious liberty’ as a cover for discrimination.
Trump’s ban is officially underway: Map Pesqueira, a University of Texas at Austin freshman, tells The Daily Beast he lost his military scholarship because he is a transgender man.
The Tennessee state legislature is weighing a bill to protect the state’s anti-transgender bathroom access policies. A raft of other anti-LGBT policies may follow.
This month, there have been two memorable public displays of affection by LGBT politicians Lori Lightfoot and Pete Buttigieg—both loving and also brave and revolutionary.
After the Mormon Church rolled back anti-LGBT policies on same-sex marriage and baptism, an increasingly vocal contingent of LGBT Mormons are campaigning for greater change.
The hidden impact of President Trump’s transgender troop ban has been on the troops’ loved ones, whose lives, they tell The Daily Beast, have also suddenly been thrown into chaos.
There’s only one guaranteed way for transgender people to remain in the military after April 12: Pretend you aren’t transgender.