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Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model after criticism

Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model after criticism

Victoria’s Secret has hired Valentina Sampaio as its first transgender model, her agent said on Tuesday, as the struggling lingerie brand seeks to modernise its image. Daniel Robson at Premier Model Management in London, confirmed the Brazilian model had signed a contract with Victoria’s Secret, but declined to comment further. Sampaio posted a backstage Instagram […]

First Trans Model For India Fashion Show

First Trans Model For India Fashion Show

A transgender model will walk the ramp at one of India’s premier fashion events next month for the first time, a sign of greater acceptance of a community that is ostracised despite recent laws ensuring their protection and more opportunities. Anjali Lama, who is from Nepal, first auditioned for the Lakmé Fashion Week last year […]