Transgender Model's Bikini Babe Transformation

6/1/2011 10:45 AM PDT
Showing off her dangerous curves, Brazilian transgender supermodel Lea T (center) posed for a bikini photo shoot on Ipanema Beach on Monday.

The 28-year-old stunner was shot by celeb photographer Terry Richardson for the Brazilian swimwear line Blue Man.

Lea -- who appeared in French Vogue and on "Oprah" this year -- is preparing to undergo male-to-female sexual reassignment surgery.