Times are changing. And thanks to President Obama's support for LGBT rights, black Americans attitudes towards LGBT people are slowly changing too, but we still have a long way to go to end the bigotry and religious homophobia that still exists.
Makers is a term for all women, whether or not she calls herself a feminist, makes a home, works on a construction crew. She may be the first woman firefighter, first female brigadier general, or first woman orthodox rabbi.
In my few decades of doing celebrity hair, I have done many who were nominated for Oscars and a handful who won. There was one time, though, that I was actually backstage, and it turned out to be one very eventful night.
What does it take to be fab nowadays? A feathered mane, lux threads, a memorable look, and a banging resume. The ladies of today may know how to up the ante but being a glamorous woman of color is nothing new.