While highlighting her idols when she was younger and transitioning, Lepore made an interesting connection between transgender self-identification and the self-invention of Marilyn Monroe. Rather than emulate the girls I grew up with who made fun of me, I decided I wanted to look like a movie star. It was like an escape. I did so much research, reading books and watching movies about Jean Harlow, Marilyn Monroe, and all of those Hollywood blondes with the boobs, the hips, and the heels. Everything was so exaggerated. Not so different than a transsexual, really.
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How Safe Are They? VIDEO By Ishita Singh Breast enhancements are one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, but now women won't even have to go under the knife to go up a cup size. New York plastic surgeon Norman Rowe has developed temporary "vacation breasts," which can make breasts feel fuller for up to a few weeks. Rowe's procedure originated as a way for women who were considering breast augmentation to see how their new breasts would look and feel before surgery, but they've also become a way to quickly -- and temporarily -- boost a bust for an event or trip. Image consultant Amanda Sanders has tried the procedure twice.
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