Andrej Pejic

(Andreja Pejić)

Andrej Pejic
Andrej Pejic
  • Born: August 28, 1991
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Model









Andreja Pejić is a Bosnian-Australian model. Before coming out as a trans woman in late 2013, Pejić was known as the first completely androgynous supermodel. Today, she is one of the most recognisable transgender models in the world.

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As a kid, you get to the stage where you realise the gender barriers that exist in society and what you're supposed to do and not supposed to do. Society
Fashion is quite inclusive and good at embracing different things and different forms of beauty. It's a very liberal industry. You can be yourself. Just not overweight.
I find myself to be quite sarcastic, and I wouldn't want to be with someone who didn't get that.
I guess professionally I've left my gender open to artistic interpretation.
I know people want me to sort of defend myself, to sit here and be like, 'I'm a boy, but I wear make-up sometimes.' But, you know, to me, it doesn't really matter.
I like to dress up but I'm not so concerned with looking very sexy, it's really more the art of dressing. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I love to work with people who are great at what they do. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I want to be the most eligible bachelor in New York City.
I'm not a big fan of identity politics and sort of picking one thing and defining yourself with it. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
In this society, if a man is called a woman, that's the biggest insult he could get. Is that because women are considered something less? Society ;Women
It just so happens that some of the things I like are feminine.
I've been getting chatted up by men ever since I was 14.
Love has no boundaries. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Most female models don't have any muscle mass.
My favourite author is Leon Trotsky - the political philosophy and the way he writes is beautiful, and really relevant, too.
My whole life is controversy. What can I do? I'm like Britney Spears! Life
When I'm sitting in a casting room in Paris, I'm not the thinnest model. Sometimes I'm not the most flat-chested, either.

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