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Model's quest to be Victoria Secret's first trans woman of color goes viral

Model Leyna Bloom knows the power of the people (on the internet), which is why she’s taking to social media in an attempt to make Victoria’s Secret more inclusive.

“Trying to be the 1st Trans model of color walk a #VictoriaSecret Fashion show. #transisbeautiful #LeynaBloom,” Bloom tweeted Monday, along with two portfolio-style photos. Her request has gotten more than 8,000 retweets and nearly 30,000 likes.