How model Rain Dove is challenging fashion conventions

The former firefighter is making it her mission to change how we see gender through clothes. “I’m not what you’d consider to be a ‘pretty girl’ so I’ve always just felt a little alien,” she tells Newsbeat. Despite modelling for Elle, Vogue and Calvin Klein, she says she is still fighting discrimination. Image captionRain models men’s and women’s clothes for some of the biggest brands on earth (photo: Steven D. Feist) Modelling as a man The 27-year-old New Yorker has taken an unusual route into fashion. A former genetic engineering…

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Supreme Court seeks Shahabuddin’s reply on plea challenging his bail

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from controversial RJD leader Shahabuddin on a plea challenging the bail granted to him by the Patna High Court in a murder case. The apex court, however, did not grant any interim stay on operation of Patna High Court’s bail order and said “We intend to give him [Shahabuddin] a hearing also. List it on Monday”. The bench comprising justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy asked Bihar government to serve its notice on Shahabuddin and fixed the matter for hearing on September…

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