Lauren foster – Advocacy Committee member
Lauren Foster was born in South Africa and is one of the world’s most recognized transsexual women, having been one of the first to pose for Vogue Mexico in the 1980’s. She began transitioning in her teens and by 17 she was undergoing hormone therapy and living full-time as a female. At the age of 18 she underwent sex reassignment surgery, which was performed by world renowned surgeon Derk Crichton.
She has worked with world famous party promoter Jeffery Sanker, iconic musician Grace Jones, appeared in Dirk Shafer’s film “Circuit” and continues to model, recently appearing in D’Luxe magazine. She is married and splits her time between Miami Beach and Cape Town. Foster is working on her memoir, “Danse Sauvage – The Life and Times of International Transsexual, Lauren Foster.”
-Bio from Queer Voices