Leyna Bloom is Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue’s first transgender cover star. Photo: Getty Images
Leyna Bloom is Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue’s first transgender cover star. Photo: Getty Images
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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue makes history with Naomi Osaka, rapper Megan Thee Stallion and transgender model Leyna Bloom as cover stars

  • Tennis star is first black female on swimsuit issue cover, while Megan Thee Stallion is first female rapper on the cover and Leyna Bloom the first trans model
  • Bloom, who is black and Filipino, writes on Instagram ‘This moment heals a lot of pain in the world’

Leyna Bloom is Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue’s first transgender cover star. Photo: Getty Images
Leyna Bloom is Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue’s first transgender cover star. Photo: Getty Images
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