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Laith Ashley

Laith Ashley is a singer/songwriter, dancer, model, actor and activist. Laith launched his career with a monumental campaign for Barneys New York, back in February of 2014.

In 2017 be was the first transgender man to be featured in a Diesel campaign, photographed by legendary, David LaChapelle. Laith has been on the cover of countless magazines and has had featured stories published on countless others all around the world; the most recent being British GQ, in November of 2018.

Laith was on the cast of reality TV series "Strut", executive produced by Whoopi Goldberg in 2016, and raised the heart rates of viewers in his appearance on hit series, “Pose”, on FX.

Since then, he has been heavily involved with organizations like FLUX, the trans* division

Ik of Aids Healthcare Foundation, to help raise the profile of the trans* and gender non-conforming community by leveraging social events, safe spaces and innovative advocacy initiatives.

He is continuing his work as an artist and model as well, performing at major events and Pride Festivals across the US.

Before beginning his career in the entertainment industry, Laith was a counselor for homeless youth in New York City. He uses his oatform to help inform others, in hopes for a more open, loving and accepting world.

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Saturday, October 19

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