There used to be a time when transgender people had to keep their identity a secret. Today, thankfully, things are changing and more and more transgender people are stepping out of the shadows and into the light.
These 25 amazing people are all transgender and they’re all famous, too.
Laverne Cox Is A Winner
Laverne Cox stars in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black. Her character is a transgender prisoner serving time in a women’s prison.
She was the first openly transgender person ever to win a nomination for a prime-time Emmy Award for acting. She also won an Emmy for her work on Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word.