Fashion show makes history with trans-only line-up

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Fashion house Marco Marco were the champions of diversity at this year’s New York Fashion Week as their collection was shown by transgender models only. Speaking to Mic, designer Marco Morante said that he wanted to create a space celebrate transgender bodies and to challenge the stereotype that trans people hate their bodies. The designer ensures that trans people are great, their bodies are beautiful and the world deserves to know it.Among the models featured were a lesbian YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous, who is planning kids with her fiancee, and actress Trace Lysette, who has become well known from her role in Amazon show Transparent and being the first one to accuse the leading actor Jeffrey Tambor of harassment.Speaking about her inclusion in the show, Lysette wrote that she has never beenOther models featured in the show included Dominique Jackson, Angelica Ross, Geena Rocero, Carmen Carrera, Hanson Gobron, Aydian Downing and Laith Ashley. Actress and trans activist Laverne Cox was also in attendance. “model industry standard” and does not want to be one. But she believes she is beautiful and wants to show it.

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