André Leon Talley is an icon in the fashion world. His early jobs include working for Andy Warhol in New York in the 70s. He went on to become editor-at-large at the most famous fashion magazine in the world: Vogue. He is now the subject of the documentary The Gospel According to André. His story begins in a church in Durham, North Carolina.
Image: André Leon Talley
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The Transgender Boxer Making History
In December 2018, 33-year-old Patricio Manuel made history when he became the first professional transgender boxer in the United States. He won his debut match in California in a unanimous judges’ decision. This was far from Pat’s first time in the ring though. He told Emily Webb about his very successful career in women's boxing. (Photo credit: Texas Isaiah.)
Breaking the Silence on Domestic Abuse
Maira Maidana has become a campaigner against domestic abuse in Argentina after her own traumatic experience. She told Outlook's Colm Flynn about her story. (Photo credit: Colm Flynn.)
Police Officers Killed Our Sons
Maria Hamilton and Doretha Lock were united by the shooting of their sons in the US. Maria went on to create Mothers for Justice, which is an organisation aimed at supporting the families of people affected by police violence. They told Jo Fidgen their story. (Photo credit: Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images.)
Escape From Abu Ghraib
The man who said no to Saddam Hussein – in 1979, Iraqi scientist Hussain al-Shahristani was faced with an agonising decision: to help a dictator develop an atomic bomb or to spend his life in prison.
Presenter: Emily Webb
Producer: Maryam Maruf
Image: Picture of Saddam Hussein on a wall of Abu Ghraib prison
Credit: Benjamin Lowy