Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has spoken out in defense of Harry Styles when he received a backlash from the right on his cover story Fashionin which he wears a dress and a skirt. We are not surprised that AOC has spoken out, especially since it has its own magazine cover Vanity Fair also drew criticism. ICYMI: Critics were upset that AOC had an expensive suit on the cover of the magazine, to which they promptly explained that since most of the clothes are in photo shoots, the suit was loaned from the designer.
On Saturday, the Congresswoman was answering questions from her followers on her Instagram stories when Harry’s gender stereotypical cover story surfaced. “The masculine and feminine elements are beautifully balanced. The hair and jacket styling also gives me a James Dean vibe,” Alexandria shared on her Instagram stories. “Some people are mad at it [because] Some people are very sensitive to the study and research of gender roles in society. Maybe for some people it provokes anger or insecurity about masculinity / femininity / etc. If so, then maybe that is part of the point. Sit by this reaction and think about it, investigate it, research it, get involved and grow with it. What’s the point in creating things if they don’t make people think? Or feel or reflect? Especially as an artist or a creative? Who always wants to see the same things? And never explore their assumptions? Anyway, it looks like a bomb, ”she revealed. We agree, AOC.
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