- Mexican influencer, Victoria Volkova, 27, was featured on the cover of Playboy Mexico for the November-December edition.
- The cover is to demonstrates that “pleasure is a benefit for everyone.
- Victoria says it's about self-acceptance for her.
Playboy issued a statement saying: “For the first time in the history of Playboy Mexico, a trans woman appears on the cover demonstrating our brand is for sexual liberty in all of its dimensions.”
The latest edition of Playboy Mexico celebrates different ways of being a woman. All image courtesy @vicovolkov/ Newsflash/ Magazine Features
Victoria has a Youtube channel where she boasts of 1.21 million online followers. She talks about beauty, makeup, fashion, and lifestyle, including her own life experiences as a trans woman in Mexico.
She recently thanked the magazine and says the cover “celebrates the different ways of being a woman,” as well as being beautiful and exploring your sexuality.
Victoria, who is an LGBTQ+ activist, also says she hopes the cover will help people become curious about what it means to be a trans woman in Mexico and the things they go through to “live a dignified life, to be respected” and make a living.
She adds, “This cover is also to make peace with myself. For a long time, I hated my body and I hated being a trans woman because I thought that is what made me less valuable, less deserving of love or less ‘normal’. But I later learned I had to accept myself before demanding others to do it because if you accept yourself first, you stop caring what others think of you.”
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