Victoria's Secret hires first openly transgender model

scandal 27/09/2019

Victoria's Secret, which is regularly criticised for its lack of diversity, have announced that Valentina Sampaio would be the brand's first transgender model!

Speaking to Huff Post Brazil, Valentina revealed how it feels to be the brands first openly transgender model:

I am very proud of representing positive change in the fashion industry. It's important to use my voice and visibility to try and change the status quo, not just in the fashion industry, but in society as well.