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Photos: Trans people are sharing Vanity Fair cover photos of themselves

The template was made to “show the world the myriad faces of the trans community”.

TRANS PEOPLE ARE making their own Vanity Fair magazine covers following the Caitlyn Jenner’s cover this month.

A template was created by Crystal Frasier calling for trans people to upload their own images and share them.

In a blog post, Crystal said, “A large contingent of the trans community has engaged in a lot of dialogue the past few days, ever since Vanity Fair announced their Caitlyn Jenner’s cover story, most of which revolves around the idea that the world only seems to embrace us if we’re wealthy enough or lucky enough to adhere to white, cisnormative beauty standards.

“I’ve felt frustrated and useless and overwhelmed by opinions on transgender women and how we’re “supposed” to look if we want to be taken seriously.

But not all of us adhere to those standards. Not all of us want to. Not all of us can. Some of us do, but only out of fear. Some of us do but we aren’t sure why. And whether we fit those standards or not, we’re beautiful, and we all deserve to feel beautiful, and be acknowledged by the world.

“Admiration and praise for trans women shouldn’t only come if we fit a narrow definition of beauty. As a good friend of mine said Monday “Where’s my Vanity Fair cover?”

The covers are being shared using the hashtag #MyVanityFairCover.

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