All expressions of gender identity are valid — that’s why we’ve added a range of optional pronouns to the Lyft app. We’ve also partnered with the National Center for Transgender Equality to help drivers with changing the name and gender designation on their license. Learn more: lyft.com/city/pride
Special thanks to the GLBT Historical Society for their assistance in providing archival footage and viral video star “Vogue Boy,” AKA Robert Jeffrey. “I want you to know what a sheer delight it was to discover that my somewhat ironically titled video would be used for something so totally in line with who I am, what I hope I represent, and what I know ‘Vogue Boy’ can continue to symbolize. I cannot properly articulate how profound it felt to see myself as part of a historical record of LGBTQ/gender-nonconforming individuals.” — Robert Jeffery
The music featured in the video is “New Way of Lovin’,” written and recorded in 1969 by Jackie Shane, a transgender woman of color.