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17 Celebrities Who Defy Gender Stereotypes

In 2014, Sofia Coppola cast androgynous model Andreja Pejic in her upcoming film The Little Mermaid, prompting many people to wonder what exactly a “genderfluid” model was. Thanks to the rising profile of transgender celebrities like Laverne Cox and Janet Mock, Hollywood is finally getting interested in transgender issues. We know there are trans people out there who are talented, beautiful, and famous, but what about celebrities who are genderfluid or non-gender-conforming? Until mid-2014, Pejic identified her gender as non-binary, and didn’t identify as either a man or a woman. Surprisingly, lots of other people – including famous and influential ones – identify the same way. Below is a list of 10 musicians, actors, writers, performers, and artists who identify as non-gender-conforming, genderfluid, genderqueer, agender, or non-binary – or something else in-between.