Andreja Pejic Quotes About Internet, Sense, Medical, Society

Andreja Pejic Quotes About Internet, Sense, Medical, Society

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Andreja Pejic Quotes:

A lot of people, when they look at the whole trans thing, they think,’Oh, you’re transgender, and in the fashion industry, which is very pro-LGBT, so you don’t have any problems because it’s a progressive place.’ But that’s not the reality.

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As a kid, you get to the stage where you realise the gender barriers that exist in society and what you’re supposed to do and not supposed to do.

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Being a bride for Gaultier was a very special moment for me.

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During the day, I really don’t wear much makeup.

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Fashion is quite inclusive and good at embracing different things and different forms of beauty. It’s a very liberal industry. You can be yourself. Just not overweight.

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For a long time after childhood ended and before I expressed my femininity through androgyny, I really didn’t like looking in the mirror much because I just felt like I wasn’t attractive.

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Gender dysphoria is never an easy thing to live with, mainly because people don’t understand it.

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I achieved my personal dream and completed my transition to be able to live life as a woman.

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I always dreamt of being a girl. One of my earliest memories is spinning around in my mom’s skirt trying to look like a ballerina.

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I am 6 foot 2 inches, and one of the benefits of that is having long legs.

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I came out to my mom at the age of 14. She didn’t understand it at first, but she’s been very supportive since.

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I feel that for a lot of my career, I had success, I was adored, but I was also this alien creature. I want to show that I have the skill like any other female model, and I’m asking for the same equal treatment and equal respect as any other female model.

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I figured out who I was very early on – actually, at the age of 13, with the help of the Internet – so I knew that a transition, becoming a woman, was always something I needed to do.

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I find myself to be quite sarcastic, and I wouldn’t want to be with someone who didn’t get that.

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I guess professionally I’ve left my gender open to artistic interpretation.

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I identify as a woman first, but I am also proudly trans.

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I kick off my metabolism with a glass of O.J. and a pretty big smoothie. I put in chia seeds, flax seeds, raw organic honey, fresh spinach, hemp seeds, avocado, matcha, spirulina, raw almond butter, almond milk, berries, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds.

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I know people want me to sort of defend myself, to sit here and be like, ‘I’m a boy, but I wear make-up sometimes.’ But, you know, to me, it doesn’t really matter.

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I like to dress up but I’m not so concerned with looking very sexy, it’s really more the art of dressing.

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I love to work with people who are great at what they do.

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I read ‘The Original Beauty Bible’ when I was 16, and it changed my life.

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I thought about being gay, but it didn’t fit.

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I usually go with the ‘less is more’ approach.

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I want to be the most eligible bachelor in New York City.

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I want to keep sharing my story in the hope that young trans people or just people who feel different or ostracized have something to look up to.

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I wanted to be a good kid, and I wanted to please my parents.

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I was planning to transition right after high school and attend university as a girl, but then the modeling thing came up. It was an opportunity to see the world. My family knew I identified as a girl, but I didn’t tell people in fashion.

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If I could talk to my younger self, I would tell her that you will grow into the woman you’ve always wanted to be. You will find love. You will be successful. You will be happy.

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I’m not a big fan of identity politics and sort of picking one thing and defining yourself with it.

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In the beginning, I was worried there are too many shots of me as a boy out there. Now I’m at a point where I know my past doesn’t make me any less of a woman today. I can be proud of it. I don’t have to bury it.

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In this society, if a man is called a woman, that’s the biggest insult he could get. Is that because women are considered something less?

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It just so happens that some of the things I like are feminine.

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It would be lovely to live in a world where trans-female models were treated as female models, and trans-male models were treated the same as male models rather than being a niche commodity.

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It’s good to be noticed.

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I’ve been getting chatted up by men ever since I was 14.

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I’ve given up trying to convince the world about the authenticity of my femininity.

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Makeup is a very delicate thing for me – I’ve got sort of defined features, so I don’t like to do too much contour, as it can be a bit severe.

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Most female models don’t have any muscle mass.

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My dream was, start young, take hormones, live as a woman, try and become as passable as possible, bury your past, change your friends. Now I’ve realised that I don’t have to be ashamed of my past.

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My favourite author is Leon Trotsky – the political philosophy and the way he writes is beautiful, and really relevant, too.

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My whole life is controversy. What can I do? I’m like Britney Spears!

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Radical feminists are often highly conservative in many areas except for women’s rights, and LGBT activists can be the same.

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Society doesn’t tell you that you can be trans.

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Sometimes I’ve seen comments about my knees or about my jawline, or people write things like, ‘She still has signs of being a boy,’ and then I realized that these are beautiful features. I’ve grown to love them.

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The beauty of my journey is that it’s always been pretty unpredictable, so stay tuned.

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The Internet gave me the sense that there were words to describe my feelings and medical terms.

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The way I need to look, it’s a very personal thing. When I started experimenting, it was to make myself feel happy, to look in the mirror and be satisfied. I never did drag or anything like that. It was always that I wanted to be pretty, to look beautiful, as a girl would want to.

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We should give people the freedom to express who they are.

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When childhood ended, I had to suppress feminine characteristics and try and be a boy. I didn’t want to grow up at all because it meant becoming someone else.

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When I first went to Milan, my agent said you have to give off a strong, masculine energy. They don’t like campiness. They like boys to appear straight and to appear masculine. I quickly learned the game of it and how to navigate around it.

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When I was 12, I thought I wanted to be a witch.

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When I’m sitting in a casting room in Paris, I’m not the thinnest model. Sometimes I’m not the most flat-chested, either.

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Who is Andreja Pejic?

Andreja Peji is an actress and model from Australia. She was the first truly androgynous supermodel in the world. She has become one of the most recognizable transgender models in the world since coming out as a trans woman in 2013.