Soraya Nadia McDonald

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Androgynous model Andreja Pejic used to be known as Andrej Pejic. She came out as trans Thursday night.

  • Jul 25, 2014

The company is giving away 90-day subscriptions to Google Play Music All Access to Chromecast owners who have never tried the service.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Aaron McGruder creates a cursing, weed-smoking, cognac-hoarding Black Jesus who lives in Compton. Predictably, some people are really unhappy about this.

  • Jul 25, 2014

*Imagined lifestyle sites.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Thanks to murky provenances surrounding WWII-era works, art dealing can be a dirty business.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Scientists say if 90 percent of your brain went unused, you’d be comatose.

  • Jul 23, 2014

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Lee’s film about race relations in America.

  • Jul 22, 2014

If fans are voting with their wallets, Michael Sam is getting a pretty solid endorsement.

  • Jul 22, 2014

The restaurant says it will serve seafood, but there’s still no answer to what’s actually in a Krabby Patty.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Was the cover needlessly salacious? And at whose expense?

  • Jul 21, 2014

Garner proudly attended the March on Washington, and was unafraid to say that he thought Ronald Reagan was unfit to be president.

  • Jul 21, 2014

This seems to be a habit for him.

  • Jul 18, 2014

The adoptive son of Jerry Sandusky spoke to Oprah about sexual abuse at the hands of his father.

  • Jul 18, 2014

The times, they are achangin’.

  • Jul 17, 2014

In which Drake establishes himself as the grandmaster of code-switching.

  • Jul 17, 2014

Australian actor Chris Lilley has played the Tongan character Jonah before. Now he’s dedicating a six-episode mockumentary to the character -- and some are crying foul.

  • Jul 16, 2014

NBC Sports is bringing the Mr. Olympia competition back to television after a 30-year absence. What -- were the broadcast rights to the World Series of Knitting unavailable?

  • Jul 16, 2014

The show opened to tepid reviews and struggled to find an audience.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Jim Gaylord was fired after he told the vice principal of the high school where he worked that he was gay.

  • Jul 15, 2014

The city council would only grant permits for three shows and five were scheduled. Brooks told them it was all or nothing.

  • Jul 15, 2014
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About Soraya

Soraya Nadia McDonald covers arts, entertainment and culture for the Washington Post with a focus on race and gender issues. You can find her work on the Post’s Morning Mix page, and in the paper at large. McDonald has an extensive background in sports writing as well. She’s written for the Boston Globe, the Associated Press, the Colorado Springs Gazette, and other newspapers. She’s also an experienced triathlete and she’s always training for her next race. The North Carolina native received her degree in journalism from Howard University in 2006. Follow her on Twitter: @SorayaTWP