It may come as no surprise to those in the runway business transgender models are in high demand.
Apple Model Managment based in Thailand made history last year by featuring transgender models. They have now opened an all transgender agency in LA to help meet the call for trans models.
Cecilio Asuncion director of Bangkok-based Apple Model Management LA division, said that their strong commitment to developing successful models was never about quantifying or qualifying their gender, but was about their passion and commitment to being the best possible models they could be, E! Online reported.
Apple Model Management, a Thai agency, made history last fall as the first modeling agency to open a division specifically for transgender models. Now, it’s expanding what it started in Thailand by opening a Los Angeles branch specifically devoted to transgender men and women. The branch will be run by Cecilio Asuncion, who just released the documentary What’s the T? about transgender women, ELLE reported
Six models are currently in the lineup and the agency is looking for more to represent. The company web page can be found here