Male Model Shaun Ross Gives a TED Talk on Beauty Standards and Albinism

22-year old male model Shaun Ross has become a major force in the fashion industry—we snapped him as a style icon, he’s got major roles in Lana Del Rey’s Tropico movie and more than one Beyoncé music video. But, growing up albino, his road to get there has had ups and downs, and he’s started a new advocacy group called “In My Skin I Win” about promoting healthy beauty standards. “This life is not meant to be lived basic…” he says in a new TED Talk about his path to success. “This is what I want to be. This is how I feel.” Watch the whole thing above.

POSTED April 16, 2014 12:37PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS:




  1. R.Farmer says:

    Like really, why can’t we just all love everybody, everything,like I really love me, and Beyonce and Kanye and just everything