MADE Magazine Spring 2019 May 2019 - Page 38

amiyah scott MADEFEATURE MADELIFE MADEXXX MADE BY ARIKA LINTON Originally from New Orleans, Scott first made her mark as a teen- ager, blazing a trail through the city’s underground ballroom scene. Having overcome bullying and intimidation to emerge as a proud advocate for the LGBT community, she continues to focus her efforts on providing transgender females a voice. She received notoriety during the 1st season for her representation of the LGBTQ commu- nity on and off-screen, as a transgender actress. Was a recipient of the ATV Fest ‘Rising Star Cast’ award, as well as honored at the 2018 Pure Heat. | 38