Lydia Okello is a non-binary plus-size fashion and lifestyle creator who uses their platform to inspire others to step outside of their comfort zone. They are based in Vancouver, B.C., and speak English. They have contributed writing to publications such as Vogue, Vogue Business, FASHION, ELLE Canada and BUST magazine, and also have been featured in Vogue, Teen Vogue, FASHION, Buzzfeed, The New York Times, Business of Fashion and many more.

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How the moral panic around ‘parental rights’ in Canada defined 2023

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The legal case for teachers defying anti-trans laws 

OPINION: A petition calling on teachers to violate Saskatchewan’s anti-trans Parents’ Bill of Rights could help the cause of striking it down