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GLAAD is auctioning Bowen Yang’s head-turning Emmy platform heels for Spirit Day

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LGBTQ+ nonprofit group GLAAD is auctioning off comedian and actor Bowen Yang’s iconic silver platform shoes that he wore during the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in September.

The swag: The shoes, a pair of silver Rancho platforms by Syro, are up for auction on eBay with the current bid at $520, according to New Now Next. Bidders can try their luck to get the shoes until Oct. 16.

Asian and Black Ballerinas Can Now Buy Shoes to Match Their Skin Tone

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Ballerina shoes have traditionally been more of a pink or cream color, but a collaboration in the UK has developed shoes for non-white ballet dancers. 

A dance company for Ethnic Minorities called Ballet Black and well-known manufacturer of dance shoes Freed of London have worked together to create shoes with colors that include “Ballet Bronze” and “Ballet Brown.”