International Fashion Model Reveals She is Transgender and Intends to Advocate for Transgender Rights


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Screen Shot 2017-09-13 at 9.23.57 AM Teddy Quinlivan โ€“ Photo Credit: Women Management

New York, NY โ€“ย  Internationally acclaimed fashion model Teddy Quinlivan today shares with the world her authentic self, disclosing that she is transgender. Quinlivan makes this announcement for her own self-empowerment and as a call to action about the importance of transgender equality.

โ€œI want to help break the stigma of what it means to be transgender. We need more and more trans voices to speak out and share our humanity so that the world stops seeing us as โ€˜otherโ€™,โ€ย  Quinlivan said. โ€œWe deserve to be treated with dignity and respect both under the law and in our daily lives. I will promote love, understanding, and acceptance of trans people.โ€

The 23-year old Quinlivan was discovered in the fall of 2015 by designer Nicolas Ghesquiรจre and worked exclusively with the designer for Louis Vuittonโ€™s Spring 2016 collection. Since then, she has successfully walkedโ€ฆ

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