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2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Backstage

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Victoria’s Secret is taking strides in equality and inclusion. According to reports they just hired their first openly transgender model. Valentina Sampaio is the company’s first transgender angel. The 22 year old was tapped to model for the brands Pink line. Check out the full details via TheShaderoom below:

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TSR STAFF: Brianne D! @beedev_ ______________________________________ #Roommates, #VictoriasSecret is breaking barriers with the company's most recent casting! The company has officially cast its first openly transgender model. ______________________________________ According to @nytimes, 22-year-old Valentina Sampaio is the latest angel to join the company. Her agent, Erio Zanon, says she's been hired to model for #Pink, the company's athletic line for its younger audience. ______________________________________ "Valentina believes that this is a great opportunity to break barriers in the fashion business," Erio says. "She wants to contribute to creating a bigger representation for everybody." ______________________________________ The move marks growth for the lingerie company—click the link in our bio to read more!

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Way to show that we’re all equal Victoria’s Secret. Good job!! Next we want to see more companies jump on the trend of diversity in sex, size and ethnicity.

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Victoria’s Secret First Openly Trans Model!! was originally published on hothiphopdetroit.com

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