Diversity Is Reality | Ivan Fahy | TEDxGalway

The amazing Ivan Fahy’s TED Talk. Here’s the official blurb:

Published on Feb 15, 2016Ivan Fahy details his childhood, where he realised he was different and unique, and declares how he is now proud of his uniqueness. Ivan encourages us to question traditions, norms and gender, and to see how these can oppress people and restrict potential. Ivan declares that ”diversity is reality” and that we should celebrate and embrace it.

Ivan Fahy is a gender expressive model from Galway, Ireland. He goes against convention and expectation to be himself. He has a BA (Hons) degree in Psychology and Sociology & Politics from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Ivan is a gender and sexuality activist and educator, regularly giving talks and workshops in schools and universities. Ivan and his story rose to prominence after he wore high heels to his graduation.
Ivan’s modelling and activism work can be seen at http://facebook.com/IvanFahy and his Twitter is @IvanFahy

Here’s an interview Ivan gave about graduating in high heels and their modeling career:

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