Model and actress Leyna Bloom has set a series of firsts as a trans woman of colour. Photo: @leynabloom/Instagram
Model and actress Leyna Bloom has set a series of firsts as a trans woman of colour. Photo: @leynabloom/Instagram
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Meet Leyna Bloom, the first transgender model to cover Sports Illustrated, star of Netflix’s Pose, and proudly representing ‘Filipina, black and immigrants’

  • Her film Port Authority screened at the Cannes Film Festival – she also appeared in Asking For It with Ezra Miller and walked at New York Fashion Week
  • She was a ballet student who loved strong women in Marvel comics and Star Wars, but why did she drop out of Chicago Academy for the Arts?

Model and actress Leyna Bloom has set a series of firsts as a trans woman of colour. Photo: @leynabloom/Instagram
Model and actress Leyna Bloom has set a series of firsts as a trans woman of colour. Photo: @leynabloom/Instagram
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