Elle Brazil Showcases Another Transgender Model

Valentina Sampaio is following in the 2011 footsteps of Lea T.

In 2011, Elle magazine’s Brazilian edition featured transgender model Lea T. Five years later, they’ve continued their progressive ways.

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That’s Valentina Sampaio, on the cover of Elle Brazil’s November issue. A spokesperson for L’Oreal, she famously came out via video on 2016 International Women’s Day.

The color-matching favored by photographer Gui Paganini (ocean, wardrobe, eyes) is stunning. Check out more of his work here.

H/T: Yahoo News

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