Ruby Rose wrote, produced, and starred in a short film called "Break Free."
The former model and current Orange Is The New Black actress says the film is about gender roles and "what it is like to have an identity that deviates from the status quo." In the film, Rose starts out with long blond hair, body makeup covering her tattoos, pink lipstick, and a tight dress. To the song "It Pulls Me Under" by Butterfly Boucher, she cuts her hair short, washes off all her makeup, binds her breasts, and changes into pants and a blazer. By the end, she looks and feels like herself. After this video was created last year, Rose told AU News:
I am very gender fluid and feel more like I wake up every day sort of gender neutral.
The video is going around again now that Rose is getting a lot of attention for her role on the new season of Orange Is the New Black. And the amazing thing is, I'm pretty sure this means that now all viral videos will have progressive messages about gender identity. Sorry, baby goats. You had your time.