representation

Growing up fat and trans, photographer Shoog McDaniel was constantly bullied. But when they found a batch of disposable cameras in their late teens, they found their calling. McDaniel now photographs nude, fat and trans models. With each photo shoot, McDaniel hopes to change the way society sees fat and other marginalized bodies.
Growing up, photographer Shoog McDaniel was constantly bullied. But when they found a batch of disposable cameras in their late teens, they found their calling.
When the former Newark mayor joined the U.S. Senate in 2013, it was overwhelmingly white ― and it still is today.
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The "Kim's Convenience" star has been tweeting about playing a superhero since 2014.
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The Welsh actor says he's “proud and privileged” to be playing the icon in the musical biopic "Rocketman," even though he doesn't identify as gay.
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