Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox are two of the most famous members of the transgender community, but they are far from alone. Here's an introduction to the trans athletes, activists, models, actors, directors and political figures making enormous impacts. Many of the people in this gallery have appeared on Time magazine's annual list of the most influential people. In May , in an interview with Oprah , the actor spoke about the benefits of gender-affirming healthcare.
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List of transgender characters in film - Wikipedia
For additional resources on how to fairly and accurately report on transgender people, please see " In Focus: Covering the Transgender Community " and visit glaad. Transgender women are not cross-dressers or drag queens. Drag queens are men, typically gay men, who dress like women for the purpose of entertainment. Be aware of the differences between transgender women, cross-dressers, and drag queens.
Understanding the Transgender Community
By Charlotte Alter. Three guys are sitting at a Harlem bartop eating fries, drinking whiskey and talking about love. One of them, Bryce Richardson, is about to propose to his girlfriend. The other men light up when they hear the news and start talking about rings, how much they cost, will it be princess cut or pear shaped? Pictures are Googled, phones are passed around.
Transgender people come from all walks of life, and HRC Foundation has estimated that there are more than 2 million of us across the United States. We are parents, siblings, and kids. We are your coworkers, your neighbors, and your friends.