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Transgender Model Lea T Speaks! (And Seems Totally Awesome)

Brazilian/Italian model Lea T. made waves in 2010 when she revealed that she was transgender. And for the first time, thanks to this Benetton video, we’re finally hearing her speak about it. “I say everything about myself, it’s too complicated to keep a secret,” says Lea. We agree, and we’re super stoked that Lea seem…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 28, 2013

Morning Quickies: Transexual Model Lea T. Lands “Elle” Cover

Lea T., the transsexual model who is quickly becoming one of the biggest names on the catwalk, has landed the December cover of Elle Brasil, the Brazilian version of the fashion mag. I totally get a Victoria-Beckham-meets-Kim-Kardashian vibe from her. [Daily Mail UK]
Oops: Tyson Beckford might have spoiled the “America’s Next To…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 2, 2011

Oprah Talks To Transgender Model Lea T

Lea T has modeled for Givenchy and smooched Kate Moss on the cover of LOVE magazine: now the world’s most famous male-to-female transgender model is dishing the dirt on Oprah’s couch. Er, armchair. I didn’t know this before, but Lea T was born Leandro Cerezo in Italy to a soccer star father and Catholic…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 23, 2011

Kate Moss Tongues Trans Model For Love

Don’t get it twisted. This isn’t two random girls making out in a bar. It’s supermodel Kate Moss kissing transsexual model-of-the-moment Lea T. on the cover of Love magazine. The issue’s theme is androgyny, a look the Brazilian born-male-turned-androgyne Lea T. has come to symbolize in various recent trend pieces. The shot was taken by…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 19, 2011

Transsexual Model Lea T. Speaks About Her Gender Identity

“I’ve never had a girlfriend or a boyfriend … Even with surgery, I’ll never be a woman. And I will not be man. I’ll always be the middle… My father said I’ll always be his little black boy. That he’ll love me if I am man, woman or dog. My mother is very religious. She…

By: Annika Harris / January 5, 2011

Givenchy’s Latest Ad Campaign Features A Transgender Model

It’s hard to decide which of the 10 models in the new Givenchy ad campaign looks the coolest. Catherine McNeil’s hair has been dyed bright red, Malgosia Bela’s locks are pink and Mariacarla Boscono is about to engage in what we’re sure would be a hot makeup session with a fellow lady catwalker. Basically, there’…

By: Lily Q / May 7, 2010