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jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

Anne Rethinks ‘Flawless’, Third-Tier Male Photographers & Values That Matter

Eden Foods Files Suit Against Contraception Mandate, Citing Birth Control As Immoral. PLEASE!!! Anne Says: Don’t Support Eden Foods With Your Wallet!

Scandinavian Women Lead the World in Equality & Governing | Anne Sends Big Hugs to Helsinki, Finland

French Roast News

Why Philadelphia Women Need the Earned Sick Days Bill

Izabel Goulart in Sign from Lilith That Anne Has Religious Morals After All

Gang of 10 Republican NM Women Want to Jail Rape Victims for 3 Years If They Abort

First Lady Michelle Obama in Jason Wu | The Feminine Feminist

Cameron Russell Says Privilege & Insecurity Make Modeling A Bad Career Choice

Islam, Western Guilt, Original Sin & Sensuality | Koray Birand’s Alyssa Miller Images Celebrate Female Eroticism

Is Maison Martin Margiela’s H&M Collaboration Subversive in Nature?

Billionaires Going Rogue 2012 Election | Rise of Superdads | Over My Dead Body | Dating Goes Partisan

GlamTribale Jewelry & Omo Valley People @ Kol Ami Craft Show Oct 13-14 2012

Sailing Towards Ithaca As A Sensual Journey

Australian Ballet Jubilee | Will Davidson | Vogue Australia November 2012 | ‘Heavenly Creatures’

Fashion’s Hippie Love Trend Is Tied to Womanly Cultural Creative Values

50 Years Later, Marilyn Monroe Remains the Ultimate Smart Sensuality Blonde

Alfred Hitchcock’s Obsession: Sienna Miller As Tippi Hedren in ‘The Girl’

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer: Female, 30-Something, Glamorous & Pregnant | Women’s IQs Now Higher Than Men’s

Cosa Bella’s ‘La Dolce Vita’ | Women of Harlot Babylon

Our Jewelry Expresses the Eroticism of Nature & Beauty of Woman

Louis Vuitton’s Yayoi Kusama Celebration | David Austin Roses | Kate Scott Photography

Eve Ensler’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Will Be Read With Eve Ensler At Michigan Capitol June 18th

Small Town Aryanna Strader Voters Like Cupcake Liners, Too

Catholic Bishops Hats Inspire Coconut Shrimp Recipe

For Sister Margaret Farley Responsible Pleasure Is Not a Sin

UniteWomen.org Calls Out PA (R) Congressman Joseph Pitts, Sponsor of HR 358 ‘Let Women Die’ Bill

Bye Bye to UniteWomen.org, Karen Teegarden & Anita Doll Fiouris

Tabea Koebach | Seiji Fujimori | The Ground #2 | ‘The Throne’

Elephants are Matriarchal and Kind to Females in the Animal World | Stop the Republican Disgrace of Elephants

Believing in Birth Control Doesn’t Make Me Un-American | 2 Ps in a Pod by Anne

Franca Sozzani: Living Simply and Thinking Big | We Call It Cultural Creative Wisdom

Marloes Horst | Will Davidson | Harper’s Bazaar Australia March 2012 | ‘Wanderlust’

Research Review: Are Kids of Gay Parents Better Off With Mom & Imprisoned Dad?

Bro. Dennis on Ultra-Orthodox, Fundamentalist, Extreme Moralists as ‘Evil Incarnate’| 2Ps in a Pod

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Lea T | I'll Always Be In The Middle -- Not Man or Woman

Lea T | Carlotta Manaigo | LURVE Magazine AOC Private Studio

RoseTracker| I felt sad just now, posting new images in transsexual Givenchy model Lea T’s beautifully provocative and statement-making fashion editorial, lensed by Carlotta Manaigo for LURVE Magazine.

We’ve covered Lea T’s personal journey and willingness to talk about her sexuality from the beginning. As she evolves physically from a male body into a female one, I hoped that this transformation would bring her the gender identity self-image that she seeks.

Will Lea T tell Oprah what she said in a recent interview with Brazil’s Quem magazine, via Racked?

“Even with surgery, I’ll never be a woman. And I will not be man. I’ll always be the middle… My father said I’ll always be his little black boy. That he’ll love me if I am man, woman or dog. My mother is very religious. She refuses, but says she will not leave me.”

Seeing Lea T’s veiled face in LURVE, as well as her gagged mouth, and then reading that her mother’s religious convictions cause her to withdraw from Lea T, but not disown her, I couldn’t help thinking of my own editorial quoting scriptures about women’s bodies.

We all live with this physical self-hatred in one way or another, and perhaps Lea T is an example of our collective international desire to fight back against the authorities who are the condemners. 

It disgusts me to read Fox columnist Dan Gainor’s obsession with looking through lace panties in search of pubic hair. Perhaps he needs counseling like that joke of a man George Rekers, who has devoted his life to condemning homosexuality and adoption, and then heads off to the south of France with his boy toy.

There is plenty of immorality to go around in God’s global boys club. They should leave women alone.

Both George Rekers and Dan Gainor would be the first people to condemn Lea T, with me not far behind. Frankly, we are sick of men’s preoccupation with female genitalia, whether it’s from Penthouse or FOX News.

Let us hope that there is a time when Lea T feels like a whole person and not ‘in the middle’. Each one of God’s children deserves this chance, and not only the ones deemed worthy by the so-called moral majority.  Anne

More Lea T

Lea T Alone on LOVE Magazine Cover #3 | All LOVE Androgyny Covers

Lea T Walks Alexandre Herchcovitch in Sao Paulo Fashion Week | Celebrity Madness

Kate Moss & Lea T | LOVE Androgyny Issue

Current Trends in Gender Benging Go Deeper than ‘Sex Sells’

Lea T | Giampaolo Sgura | ‘One of a Kind’ | Hercules Magazine

Lea T | Carlotta Maniago | LURVE Magazine

Transgender Model Lea T in French Vogue Fall 2010

Lea T Models Givenchy Couture White Lace in Vogue Paris

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