Recently, a sister brand of H&M, called & Other Stories, launched a new campaign for its fall collection that features transgender models. In celebration of this milestone, The Advocate compiled a 50-year history trans beauties that have been breaking barriers in the fashion industry. Take a look.
April Ashley's life is a remarkable story of bravery, reinvention, and glamour. She worked in the famous cabaret Le Carrousel after escaping from a mental home in England. She was one of the early gender-reassigment surgery patients. Then there is the whole modeling thing. Read more about her fabulous life here.