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Munroe Bergdorf    

Transgender Model, Activist, Broadcaster & British Vogue Contributing Editor

Munroe Bergdorf is an internationally renowned activist, model, writer and broadcaster. Appointed as British Vogue Contributing Editor in 2022, UN Women Changemaker since 2019, Bergdorf is a proud ambassador for gender variant and transgender youth charity Mermaids, a founding consultant of L’Oreal Paris’ UK Diversity and Inclusion Board, host of the critically acclaimed podcast ‘The Way We Are’ for Spotify, fronts MTV hit show Queerpiphany and is soon to release her highly anticipated debut book Transitional via Bloomsbury in 2023. She has also spoken at international institutions from Oxford to The United Nations Headquarters.

Bergdorf’s media career to date includes bylines and editing roles such as LGBTQ+ editor at Dazed Beauty, plus writing credits across British Vogue, Grazia, i-D, Evening Standard and The Guardian.

As a model, Bergdorf has worked with a range of brands including Mulberry, Gypsy Sport and The Blonds and has covered a range of media titles including British Vogue, TIME, TeenVogue, Hunger, Stylist, Time Out London, Attitude magazine, GLAMOUR, Gay Times, GQ Style – she also made history appearing as the first trans cover star of Cosmopolitan magazine to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

Awards and accolades for Bergdorf include Glamour Women of the Year ‘Beauty Gamechanger’ 2022, TIME Magazine Next Generation Leaders 2020, Glamour ‘Gamechanger’ 2020, Attitude ‘Hero of the Year’, Gay Times Honours 2021, Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Brighton and much more.


Munroe Bergdorf named on 2023 Powerlist
Powerlist is an annual list that aims to provide professional role models for young people of African and African Caribbean heritage.
Munroe Bergdorf: The beauty industry is more inclusive than ever, but there’s still *so* much we need to change
Taking home the UOMA Beauty award for ‘Beauty Changemaker’ is Munroe Bergdorf, a model and activist who consistently uses her platform to champion diversity in the beauty industry.
Munroe Bergdorf Is British Vogue’s New Contributing Editor
As she joins British Vogue as a contributing editor, the activist, writer and model pens a personal letter about her new appointment, and the power of fashion to effect change.
British Vogue’s August 2022 Cover Is A Celebration Of Pride
Model, activist and host of The Way We Are podcast Munroe Bergdorf says it helps to be reminded that the government doesn’t represent the people on various issues.

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