2. The campaign, Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters, is donating 10% of all sales from its flagship stores nationwide on February 11th to the LGBT Center in New York City and the National Center for Transgender Equality.
3. “I stand in awe of their courage to face the world,” said photographer Bruce Weber of the campaign.
Shot by iconic photographer Bruce Weber in New York City, many were photographed and filmed surrounded by family, friends, and loved ones. By depicting these human connections, Weber was able to represent both the struggles and triumphs a trans person may face in relation to their gender identity. Barneys New York is proud to support the transgender community by telling a few of their incredible stories.
7. Growing up in small conservative towns, their coming out and decisions to transition were not easy.
13. … and used them to grow as individuals.
“It turned me from someone who was scared and lonely into someone who was strong and independent… and beautiful.”
14. Katie became the first transgender student to graduate from her Oklahoma high school in 2012.
- Stanford University tried to buy its way out of federal Title IX investigations into how it handles sex assault cases, say two women.
- Two juveniles charged with arson in connection with the Tennessee wildfires that killed 14.
- Trump has reportedly picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA. He's opposed Obama's climate change policies.