‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 20: Trans male models on the runway; taxi driver suicides (full transcript)

Our correspondents investigate trans inclusivity on the runway and a recent string of suicides among cab drivers.

Hype Daily: Nicki Minaj bashes Cardi B on ‘Queen Radio’ and more entertainment news

"The other night I was part of something so mortifying and so humiliating," Nicki Minaj said of the altercation at fashion week.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 10: Christian Cowan on making celebrities the DNA of his eponymous brand

“People have always wanted to dress celebrities, but I don’t know whether it’s always been such a thing to tie it into the DNA of the brand."

Get to know Betsy Teske, one of the three curve models who walked in Europe this fashion month

“If I make the first step in bringing curvy models to the high-fashion market, others are sure to follow.”

Nonwhite, plus-size and trans models just had their most visible Fashion Month ever

New York is still leading the way in terms of diversity, but others are definitely following suit.

Meet Dexter Mayfield, the queer, plus-size male model taking the fashion industry by storm

Dexter Mayfield went viral nearly two years ago after a runway walk. Now he's trying to join the plus-size male model movement.

The future of a more inclusive fashion industry is being cultivated not in NYC — but in Georgia

The Savannah College of Art and Design's senior class shows that fashion has a bright future.

From James Bond to Cam Newton, the male romper may be trending, but it's nothing new

The male romper has a long, illustrious history, starting with, well, your grandfather.

The most racially diverse fashion month ever didn't really help plus-size or trans models

While racial diversity increases worldwide, plus-size models and trans models remain largely in New York.

Azealia Banks agreed to anger management to avoid jail time for 2015 assault

Banks missed her original court date while in France for Paris Fashion Week.

Paris Fashion Week runways clear the path for women to rise

Feminism was a prominent theme across the Paris Fashion Week runways.

It wasn't just New York. Fashion Weeks around the world were thinking about Donald Trump.

From Milan to Paris and London, politics and fashion merged.

Gigi and Bella Hadid, Winnie Harlow, Luka Sabbat walk H&M's first see now, buy now runway

The Weeknd was also on-hand to perform.

Lanvin accused of barring models of color from Paris Fashion Week casting

Noted casting director James Scully is calling out the fashion house on social media.

Gucci's AW17 fashion show in Milan brings mullets to the runway

Joe Dirt must be so thrilled.

Chrissy Teigen calls out the fashion industry for not embracing Asian models

"I think it's really important to start embracing people."

Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech was the soundtrack for this diverse show at London Fashion Week

The show highlighted two disabled models, and had body-positive messages as the soundtrack as well.

Kanye West's Yeezy Season 5 fashion show: West doubles down on his devotion to diversity

West totally reinvented his look, and sent a model wearing a hijab down the runway.


Designer Philipp Plein responds to Alexander Wang's accusations of copying his runway show

"Why should I copy something? We have so much creativity and ideas in-house."

To Gypsy Sport's Rio Uribe, inclusivity isn't just in his brand's DNA, it's fashion's responsibility

"Everyone on a subway should be able to be a part of fashion."

How fashion's biggest names are standing up for Planned Parenthood at New York Fashion Week

Anna Wintour and Adam Selman have already been spotted with special pins.

Bernie Sanders: "Of my many attributes, being a great dresser, a fashion maven, isn't one of them"

Jake Tapper's pronunciation of "Balenciaga" alone deserves a listen.

Iskra Lawrence and 36 other models pen a letter to the fashion industry asking for healthier models

They also wrote about not casting "unhealthy body types."


Bernie Sanders pops up at Paris Fashion Week courtesy of Balenciaga

At the Balenciaga show, Bernie Sanders' campaign served as inspiration.

Melania Trump friend André Leon Talley: "I’ve made my choice not to be part of Trumpland"

"I am so tired of the long hair falling on both sides of her face. She has to upgrade her coiffure.”

Model Jazz Egger is re-captioning her Instagram posts to reveal the truth behind the shot

On one image, for example, she wrote: "My agency told me on that day that my hips were way too wide."