Carmen is an actress, model, social activist and reality television personality who made her debut on "RuPaul's Drag Race". She has been photographed by famed photographer Stephen Meisel. She has appeared on the cover of Candy magazine and on the pages of W, S Moda and Glamour UK. She recently appeared in the Jonathan Demme film "Ricki and the Flash" starring Meryl Streep.
Crimsona R. Amistad is a model born in Manila and raised on Guam. Amistad’s career took off after being discovered in Germany, then featured in fashion designer Caren Phelger’s show including Valentino and Chanel. She went on to work with COS magazine, contracted for 8 seasons, and later with M.A.C cosmetics until her retirement in 2013.
Drew is the Chief Creative Officer of Paper Magazine and orchestrated the famous content social distribution strategy #breaktheinternet featuring Kim Kardashian. He oversees all creative direction of Paper Magazine, Papermag.com, and the in-house agency Extra Extra. Drew Elliott is widely recognized for his keen sense of what drives popular culture and how it impacts the masses.
Geena is a Model, Producer, Trans Rights Advocate, and the founder of Gender Proud, an advocacy and media production company that tells stories to elevate justice and equality for the transgender community. Gender Proud Productions and LogoTV produced the GLAAD Award winning "Beautiful As I Want to Be" and Gina is the Co-Executive Producer of "Made to Model". As a model she was most recently on the cover of Harper's Bazaar India and Magnum Ice Cream Ad.
Lauren has modeled extensively in Europe, South America, and the US appearing in top magazines including Vogue (Mexico). Recently she appeared in an editorial exclusive for CANDY magazine. Lauren is the first transgender woman to be featured in The Real Housewives franchise, Season 2 & 3 of Real Housewives of Miami. She currently serves as LGBTQ Director at the University of Miami Hospital working with trans patients and has several acting projects pending.
Artist, model, dancer, actor, activist and personality, Leyna Bloom grew up on the south side of Chicago. Her first major stage play was at 14 with the American Ballet Theatre, alongside Misty Copeland. After dropping out of the Chicago Academy for the Arts with a full dance scholarship, Bloom went on to cover Candy magazine, walk in New York Fashion Week and is an advocate for a number of causes including climate change and trans rights.
Maya Monès is a trans-feminine afro-latina artist based in Brooklyn. Through modeling, djing, writing, and art she strives to push for representation and utilize her platform to share all that she can with the world, in the hopes of creating a better atmosphere for the queer, trans and gender nonconforming youth of color.
Rain Dove is a gender-nonconforming activist, model and actor, originally from Vermont. Their controversial campaigns challenging the role gender plays in society have been seen internationally in publications like Vogue, Elle, Cosmo, Buzzfeed, People and more. Along with entertainment, Rain Dove is an accomplished public speaker recently seen on TED and in hundreds of schools around the world. Their hashtag #EducateDontHate is a hallmark of the new generation's strategy to acquire equality.
Torraine is a model and artist based in New York City. This year she's been in advertising campaigns for Adidas, beauty brand Shiseido and Proenza Schouler’s latest lookbook. Torraine is also working on a new album titled 'Miles From Heaven' that will be released later this year.
Tracey 'Africa' Norman was the first African-American transgender woman model to appear on a box of Clairol in the 1970s. Originally from Newark, New Jersey Norman's modeling career got started after being booked along with top models Peggy Dillard, Jennifer Price, Pita Greene and Romney Russo for Italian Vogue. She later went on to work with designer Patrick Kelly, wig master Andre Douglas, Avon, Ultra Sheen cosmetics, Harper's Bazaar India, New York Magazine and Essence magazine.