Leyna Bloom

Model, Actor, Dancer, Activist

Leyna Bloom is a biracial transgender model, actor, dancer, and activist. In October 2017, Bloom became the first openly trans woman of color to appear in Vogue India. In recent months, she has gained international attention from her viral campaign to be the first trans model to walk the Victoria’s Secret runway show advocating for the inclusion of all body types. She is currently one of the faces of the H&M x Moschino campaign shot by legendary fashion photographer Steven Meisel and will be starring in the feature film “Port Authority,” executively produced by Martin Scorsese.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.