Selenis Leyva

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Multi-talented, award-winning actress Selenis Leyva can currently be seen starring as Gloria Mendoza in the Netflix hit series Orange is the New Black. In addition to her film and television credits, Selenis is an outspoken activist for LGBTQ+ rights, and often invited to college campuses to speak on diversity and inclusion. Through her advocacy, she has been featured in publications such as SplinterThe Huffington Post, Time Magazine’s Motto, and People Magazine’s Latina Love Project Series. She lives in New York City.

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