Meet Sports Illustrated’s First Black, Asian Transgender Swimsuit Model

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/Maridav

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Maridav


The Huffington Post reports that after successfully pushing for diversity on runways and in fashion spreads, Leyna Bloom is back to smash yet another barrier as the Chicago native is featured in the pages of Sports Illustrated’s 2021 Swimsuit Issue, becoming the first Black, Asian transgender model to appear in the magazine.

Read the full story at the Huffington Post 

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