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April Ashley : Vogue Model, restaurateur, style icon and trail-blazing transgender activist dies aged 86

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  The glamorous icon and trailblazing transgender activist April Ashley has died at age 86.  She was a top Vogue model until she was cruelly outed by a British tabloid in 1961, and even though that damaged her modeling career, April still managed to lead the most exciting life packed to the gills. Boy George … Continue reading



Overlooked No More: Roberta Cowell, Trans Trailblazer, Pilot and Auto Racer

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Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The  New York Times. This month they adding the stories of important L.G.B.T. figures.: this a REPRINT of one of them ROBERTA COWELL At the height of Roberta Cowell’s celebrity status, in 1954, her face adorned the cover of … Continue reading



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