Isis King: Paris Is Burning Changed My Life
Published December 5, 2017
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    Isis King talks about meeting Octavia St. Laurent from Paris Is Burning, how the movie opened her eyes to her own gender, and why she newly embraces the word "transexual". She says we have to persevere and fight for acceptance for trans people to make it easier for future generations. Isis also talks about being discovered by America's Next Top Model while living in a shelter, the media's learning curve in covering trans people, getting into acting, struggling to gain weight, and her love of Storm from X-Men.

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