Lawyer, activist and model Thando Hopa is fuelled by her mission to change perceptions of beauty in the media and remind people that they are enough as they are. In this interview, Gareth unpacks her mission through a conversation around what representation means, the power and pain that perception carries, and intersectional issues. As someone who is breaking boundaries in her life and through the work that she does – particularly for encouraging conversations about albinism – find out how important her identity is to her and more on what she dubs “the tyrannical nature of identity politics”.

 

 

Thando Hopa

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