The world of fashion is seeing new waves of inclusion like never before, and it is due in part to the brave work of transgender models. Over the last decade, there’s been a huge increase in the visibility and advocacy of trans women and men in the fashion industry. And as more trans people are confidently owning their beauty and right to be, modeling agencies and top brands are changing the fashion industry forever by including them in recent groundbreaking campaigns. For a review of some of the most inspiring men and women on earth, check out these 9 beautiful transgender models you should know about.
Indya Moore is a transgender, non-binary actor and model, preferring the use of they/them pronouns. They are known for their most notable role of Angel in the FX TV series Pose. She were recently listed in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world this year.
Valentina Sampaio is a Brazilian trans model that made history as the first trans person to ever dawn the cover of Vogue magazine. She’s also done campaigns for Elle Brazil, L’Oreal, and more.
A Bosnian-Australian model, Andreja had already achieved success as a male model before making her transition around 2014. He was known as the first androgynous model, and is one of the most well-known transgender supermodel on earth.