Do you have fashion or style questions? The famous gay icons on this list are all big names in the world of fashion. Some clones also developed their sexual tastes by experimenting with sadomasochism. We asked queer and trans Canadians working in fashion about some of the enduring stereotypes they encounter: Your desire is now more important than your style. He mentions his former stylist and collaborator Julian Ganio, the fashion director of Fantastic Man magazine.
Yet there is one sequence that does come off.
Demna Gvasalia Vetements, Balenciaga and Alessandro Michele Gucci became the most influential designers of their era by taking — respectively — utilitarian street style and ornate embellishment down strange, pleasingly radical avenues, upsetting the strict tenets of buttoned-up, sartorial menswear. Smart, 30, is a trans woman. As for the question that haunts the debate of gay men and style, Ganio has a simple and succinct answer. He asks to get in touch with a deceased member of shamed pop act Milli Vanilli and then mimes a series of increasingly explicit sex acts with the invisible singer while the phlegmatic spiritualist looks on.
It might not be completely gone, but hopefully it'll get way better.