Leandro Cerezo is Lea T (Photos)

July 27, 2010
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Leandro Cerezo is now Lea T, a successful model out of Brazil. Learn how a young Brazilian man became one of the biggest female supermodels at Givenchy. Also, check out photos and video below.

Lea T




As of now Lea T is considered the official muse of Riccardo Tisci, creative director of the Givenchy fashion house. But it wasn’t always that way.

She entered the world as Leandro Cerezo, and even had a successful career as a male model, but casting directors would often confuse her for a woman:

“When I walked into a room for a casting, there would always be someone who would say: “The girls’ casting is that way!”‘

But the decision to make the transition to female hasn’t been an easy one. Lea describes the teasing she has endured, especially when she first began the hormone treatment. Now she can laugh it off because her success speaks for itself. Lea T has landed multiple magazine covers—even appearing nude in French Vogue.

Learn more about Lea T, and check out some photos here – The Frisky

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…now back to the story. I hope other individuals who have suffered hardship or harassment based on their transgendered status can find inspiration in Lea T—she is a trooper.

Check out some photos and video related to Lea T (formerly Leandro Cerezo) below.

Lea T




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One Response to “Leandro Cerezo is Lea T (Photos)”

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    Favacho Says:

    In the video is not the shemale Lea T.
    Lea T the shemale is brazilian and son of a famous soccer player of the 80´s