gender fluid

  • Men’s Grooming Guru: ‘Masculinity Is So Fragile, It’s So Toxic’

    David Yi founded a men’s beauty and grooming site called Very Good Light. Yahoo’s Diversity in Beauty Awards (the DIBs) highlight and celebrate personalities, brands, and products that embody inclusiveness and innovation. Here, DIBs judge David Yi discusses how his men’s beauty and grooming site blurs gender lines and shatter stereotypes.

  • Should Homecoming Courts Be Gender-Neutral?

    Stories have emerged recently about two high schools (one in Maryland, one in Texas) attempting to go gender-neutral when it comes to the homecoming court.

  • Chanel’s New Perfume is the Equivalent of a Boyfriend Shirt

    Chanel announced their new cologne-inspired perfume, Boy Chanel, on WWD March 23 — read more about the house’s new scent before its March 24 launch.

  • Gyspy Sport Wants to Be Fashion's Most Inclusive Label

    In menswear, it seems, the hottest trend is womenswear. While designers like Public School have been flirting with androgyny for years — dropping pants crotches into quasi-skirts and T-shirt hems into demi-tunics, all with an insouciant tongue extended at the Mad Men look — some of the newest acclaimed designers have gone full-out ambisexual. One of them is 29-year-old Rio Joe Uribe, the creative force behind Gypsy Sport, which made a splash during the last New York Fashion Week Men’s in July, and again on Tuesday night during the women’s collections. He’s been nominated for the prestigious CFDA /Vogue Fashion Fund Award for menswear, alongside Thaddeus O’Neil (one of his brethren in gender-blurred designs), and David Hart.

  • How Stars Like Cara Delevingne, Kristen Stewart, & Miley Cyrus Are Leading the Gender Fluid Movement for Millennials

    At the recent 69th Annual Tony Awards, the composers Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron became the first female writing team in history to win a Tony for musical score. The duo took home the award for their contribution to Fun Home, the musical based on a 2006 coming-of-age memoir by lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel. In their acceptance speech, Tesori clarified the meaning behind “Ring of Keys,” an anthem about a young girl coming to terms with being gay performed by the 11-year-old Tony-nominee Sydney Lucas that evening on the telecast.