Shauna Brooks (born March 30, 1990) is an American actress, musical artist, and comedian. Brooks is also known as a transgender model, with notable appearances in Radar,[1] Ebony,[2] InTouch Weekly,[3] OUT,[4] People, and Galore.[5] She has since been an advocate for LGBTQ rights and has spoken publicly about her work as a transgender model.

Shauna Brooks
Born (1990-03-30) March 30, 1990 (age 33)
United States
Occupation(s)actress, artist, comedian

Career Edit

Brooks has openly discussed her experience with transitioning. Since transitioning, she has been an LGBT activist.[6][7]

In 2015, Brooks debuted on Discovery ID's program, Indecent Proposal, which documents her struggles as an adult companion and trans woman.[8] Brooks later quit working as an upscale adult companion.[9]

In 2019, Brooks was a model in Stevie Boi's M3TAL collection in New York Fashion Week.[10]

Media appearances Edit

Television Edit

Year Role Show Notes
2015 Panelist Indecent Proposal
Herself Atlanta Plastic
2016 Roxy Here We Go Again
2017 Herself E! Botched[11] Season 4 Episode 3

Radio Edit

Year Show
2016 Playboy TV Radio
Lip Service with Angela Yee

Magazine features Edit

Year Magazine
2014 Radar
2015 Ebony
504 Dymes[13]
2016 SoBeIt

Books Edit

Shauna Brooks' books include Shade Built My Empire: From Shade To Paid (2017)[14] and How I Came To Accept Him: Loving Your Child for Who They Are (2017).[15][16]

References Edit

  1. ^ Vituscka, James (August 25, 2015). "Another Trans Scandal? The Truth Behind Nick Lachey & Trans Model Shauna Brooks". Radar Online. Radar Online. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Tyomi, Glamazon (June 10, 2015). "Transgender Model Shauna Brooks Speaks Out". Ebony. Retrieved November 16, 2019. At an early age of like 5 or 6 I already felt like I was a girl, and I had very effeminate behavior and was very androgynous. I was never molested or assaulted in any sexual way. It was just how I always felt on the inside. Me personally, I literally felt like I was born in the wrong body
  3. ^ Sitzer, Carly (October 28, 2019). "Transsexual Escort Shauna Brooks Comes Clean About Her Night With Chris Brown". In Touch Magazine. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  4. ^ Moran, Justin (October 27, 2017). "Premiere: Prince Airick Tributes Ballroom's House of Aviance in 'Act Up'". OUT (magazine). Retrieved November 16, 2019. The rapper's explosive new single features Princess Precious Ebony & Shauna Brooks.
  5. ^ Uzer, Ashley (October 25, 2016). "Why Shauna Brooks Quit Being an International Trans Escort". Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  6. ^ Kuchenga (April 4, 2018). "The Unapologetic Trans Women of Color Who Helped Me Love My Body". Vice. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  7. ^ Duke, Alan (October 28, 2014). "New Flame? Transexual Escort Reveals The Truth About Her Night With Chris Brown". Radar Online. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  8. ^ "Indecent Proposal". Discovery. Investigation Discovery. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  9. ^ Uzer, Ashley (October 25, 2016). "Why Shauna Brooks Quit Being An International Trans Escort". Galore Mag. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  10. ^ "m3tal"-collection-during-nyfw-fw19 "Stevie Boi Premieres "M3TAL" Collection During NYFW FW19". Linger Magazine. February 20, 2019. Retrieved November 20, 2019.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Duncan, Gabi (January 30, 2017). "Transgender Model Shauna Brooks' Face Got Botched After Silicone Injections and Cheekbone Surgery in Thailand". E! News. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  12. ^ "Confessions of a BAAD Girl". MagCloud. March 16, 2015. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  13. ^ Wiley, C.E. (June 28, 2015). "The Official Shauna Brooks Tribute Issue". Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  14. ^ Boi, Stevie; Ravae, Sasha (February 6, 2017). Shade Built My Empire: From Shade to Paid. Black Eden Publication. ISBN 978-0692834398.
  15. ^ "Vivian Billings Talks Her Book 'How I Came To Accept Him: Loving Your Child For Who They Are'". YouTube. The Breakfast Club (radio show). November 13, 2017. Retrieved November 20, 2019.
  16. ^ Billings, Vivian (October 10, 2017). How I Came To Accept Him: Loving Your Child For Who They Are. The TMG Group. ISBN 9780692806272.