The courage and success of these trans athletes, models, and actresses will surely inspire you.
He had his reassignment surgery in 2007, after he had retired as one of the top 10 of all-time pole vaulters. “Courage is the road to freedom. I woke up in complete freedom today. The sky is wide open,” said Balian.
Cox is the first openly transgender woman to be featured on the cover of Time magazine. She was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
She gained popularity as a TV personality, and as a model. After she became a success, a former classmate outed her. She says her career was not affected when her classmate shared the news: “To go public with my sex change was more of a help for me than hindrance, and it had not affected my life,” said Liu.
Did you know? There was a petition requesting that Victoria’s secret make her an Angel in 2013. The petition received 45,000 signatures!
Once a top athlete named Bruce Jenner, she has now become one of the most famous trans women in the world. In 2015 she received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.