[Ed. – I 4/4ths don’t care about the swimsuit issue, per se, but I doubt the audience for it really thought this was what they were signing up for.]
For the first time in its 56-year-history, this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit magazine will feature a transgender model.
Brazilian-born model Valentina Sampaio, who became the first transgender model to work with Victoria’s Secret, will grace the pages of the newest swimsuit edition scheduled for release on July 21. …
Sampaio is optimistic about having a role in changing the stereotypes surrounding transgender people, who are physically assaulted at alarming levels in her home country of Brazil.