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Rain Dove just made history by being the first gender out neutral model to grace the cover of Diva magazine, a leading publication for LGBT+ people.

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Dove, who has been featured in Vogue, Elle and Cosmopolitan, models both menswear and womenswear, and is also an activist who believes gender is a social construct.

Carrie Lyell, the editor of Diva, said:

Rain is an incredible person and we are absolutely thrilled to have them on our cover this month

I am immensely proud of this cover, and indeed the whole issue, which I believe is a game changer. I hope DIVA readers old and new enjoy it.

Rain – who identifies with the pronouns them,they and their – spoke to indy100 about making the cover, growing up and navigating the modelling industry as gender neutral.

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