Her “Milkshake” brought us all to the dance floor, but there’s more to Kelis than that catchy 2003 jam. Since her 1999 debut she’s collaborated with Björk, P. Diddy, Moby, and Timo Maas—and married hip-hop superstar Nas. Her latest, Kelis Was Here, features the razor-sharp “Bossy.” Tell it like it is, girl!
In order to get “treated” for being transsexual—meaning hormones and, perhaps, surgery—you first have to be diagnosed. But calling trans people sick creates the same stigma gay people faced for decades. Part six in our ongoing series.