“I am who I am. A transwomen that you need to keep in mind.”

(Photo Philippe Vogelenzang) (Interview Paul Hofman)

Valentijn is a dutch model, columnist and DJ. She is a transwomen who became famous with her documentary ‘Valentijn‘ wherein she was followed for over nine years during her transition from men to women. She was raised in Lelystad and lives in Amsterdam these days, where she studies literature studies and French at the University of Amsterdam. After her transition in 2007 she started working as a model for Martin Margiela and Love Magazine. She also writes for Spunk.

Pride ambassador since 2016