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How this trans model and actress is making history and breaking barriers

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Leyna Bloom is an actress, model, and activist who recently made history as the first trans woman of color to be featured in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue — hitting stands this July. She also starred in ‘Port Authority,’ the first film with a trans woman of color lead to compete in the Cannes Film Festival. She talked to NBC News Stay Tuned about what it feels like to break multiple barriers and what it means for other trans people of color.