9/13/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Leiomy Maldonado aka Wonder Woman Voguing For Nike NYC Be True Campaign

Nike NYC partners with dancer Leiomy Maldonado to create a New York themed “Be True” campaign.

Taking on dancing, nightlife and the art of Voguing, a style of dancing that originated in New York city. Maldonado aka Wonder Woman was the first trans-woman to appear on MTV’s “America’s Best Dance” crew in 2009.

Leiomy Maldonado For Nike NYC Be True Campaign

Other dancers featured in the video include,Tiffany Theartist, Monsièur Pariè, Karma Styles, Albert Taveras, Karin Tatsuoka, Marshay Love, Chauncey Dominique and Luz Romano.

 

 

3/25/18 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: 10 Most Influential Transgender People In The World

From Caitlyn Jenner to Laverne Cox, these famous trans have a positive impact on society and in pop culture. Continue reading

3/5/18 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: 6 Things Trans Women Want You To Know With Carmen Carrera

Transgender model and actress Carmen Carrera, breaks down a few important facts everyone should know about trans women. Continue reading

5/10/16 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Loretta Lynch’s Statement On North Carolina Bathroom Law

Inspirational Tuesday
Loretta Lynch

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch held a press conference Monday to announce legal action the Department of Justice is taking against the state of North Carolina because of the so-called bathroom bill, also known as HB2.  Continue reading

6/8/15 O&A Hollywood Monday Celebrates LGBT Month: Silent T

Hollywood Mondays

Trans_Teen_Silent_T

Silent T is a short film exploring the social injustice that transgender individuals face, their daily struggles and turmoil they suffer with. ‘Silent T’ aims to promote equality for trans* people by exposing the topic to educate people about transgender issues within society. Continue reading

8/23/17 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: John Leguizamo is Manny The Fanny (1992)

wildin out wednesdayhqdefault

John  Leguizamo is Manny the Fanny a transgender Latina living and surviving in New York City. Continue reading