These 20 Transgender Celebs Are Out and Proud
17th May, 2021
These 20 Transgender Celebs Are Out and Proud
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Coming out can be hard, and it is even harder when you’re in the spotlight. Here are 20 celebs who are out and proud despite the challenges they’ve faced. Gender is fluid. While some identify themselves with the sex assigned at birth, some don’t.
Elliot Page
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Elliot Page
Elliot Page recently announced his translation on social media. In response, he received a ton of love and support from fans, activists, and transgender advocates. The Inception actor took to social media to express his feelings, saying it felt rem
Laverne Cox
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Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox is best known for her work in the Netflix hit show Orange is the new Black. She is the first transgender woman to appear on the cover of “Time” and “Cosmopolitan” magazines. She was also the first transgender woman to be nominat
Lana Wachowski
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Lana Wachowski
The Matrix directors, Lana and Lilly Wachowski, are both transgender sisters who created one of the most phenomenal movie series of all time. Lana came out as a trans woman in 2010. And her work as a director has been influential. She, along with h
Elliot Fletcher
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Elliot Fletcher
The Fosters star, Elliot Fletcher, came out as transgender after his 17th birthday. In an interview, he once said that along with being a spectacular actor, he wishes to be a strong transgender rights advocate. Besides being an activist, Elliot is
Chaz Bono
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Chaz Bono
Chaz Bono is an author, musician, and actor. He has written several books, and his book Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man talks about his transitioning journey. Chaz Bono faced several derogatory comments and remarks in his life; however,
Jenna Talackova
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Jenna Talackova
Jenna Talackova triumphed in a legal battle, allowing her to compete as Miss Universe Canada. She has become a role model and an inspiration for the persistence and courage she showed while fighting her legal battle. She made headlines on both national an
Alexandra Billings
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Alexandra Billings
Alexandra Billings is well known for her contribution to television shows and movies like How to Get Away with Murder, Transparent, and Grey’s Anatomy. She has also received several awards, like the After Dark, TPA, and Rainbow Spir
Caroline Cossey
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Caroline Cossey
Caroline Cossey, a British model and actress, is best known for her role as Tula in the Bond movie For Your Eyes Only. She was in the limelight of glamor and fame before a journalist outed her sexuality. She was mocked and threatened and struggled
Alex Blue Davis
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Alex Blue Davis
Alex is a well-known name in the movie industry. He is famous for his roles in leading shows like Two Broke Girls and Grey’s Anatomy. That’s not all. Alex is also an Indie rock musician and has been named as one of the top five up-and-co
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan
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Raffi Freedman-Gurspan
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is a notable name in the transgender community. She was appointed by former President Barack Obama, making her the first openly transgender woman staff member at the White House. She was a vocal advocate and activist of the transgen
Vivek Shraya
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Vivek Shraya
Vivek Shraya, an author, actress, and musician, is on her way to achieving even greater things. Her album Part Time Woman was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize. She was also the Pride Toronto Grand Marshal in 2016 and a six-time Lambda Literary
Balian Buschbaum
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Balian Buschbaum
Balian Buschbaum, formerly known as Yvonne Buschbaum, represented Germany in the 2000 Olympics as a female pole vaulter. He announced his retirement from the sport to begin his journey of transitioning. He participated in Germany’s version of Dancing
Georgina Beyer
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Georgina Beyer
Georgina Beyer was first elected to be the mayor of a town called Carterton in 1995. She was the first transgender woman to hold an office in New Zealand and became the world’s first parliament member after being elected for the Labour Party. In 2007, s
Carmen Carrera
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Carmen Carrera
Carmen Carrera is a model, actor, fashion aficionado, and activist who often volunteers to support human rights. She shot an episode with HBO to raise awareness about the horrifying reality of transgender people in Brazil. Carmen Carrera is also one of th
Caitlyn Jenner
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Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner is one of the most iconic and famous names in the transgender community. She came out as trans in 2015 on the cover of “Vanity Fair” with a title that read “Call me Caitlyn.” She has inspired several people with her courage, transit
Janet Mock
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Janet Mock
Janet Mock is a TV host, best-selling author, public speaker, and activist. She actively uses her platform to discuss and enlighten people about transgender rights and issues. At the 2017 Women’s March, Mock took to the stage to heighten the inclusion a
Candis Cayne
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Candis Cayne
ABC’s Dirty Sexy Money star Candis Cayne brought transgenders in the spotlight after appearing on the cover of leading magazines like “Star” and “People.” She is Caitlyn Jenner’s confidante on I am Cait and is often seen accompan
Renée Richards
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Renée Richards
Renee Richards became one of the first spokespersons of the transgender community. She challenged the United States Tennis Association after their decision to not permit her to compete in the women's category, which eventually led to the reversal of the b
Isis King
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Isis King
Isis King was the first transgender woman to compete in the reality television show America’s Next Top Model. She was one of the most visible transgender women on television, and that attracted a lot of attention to the transgender community. Kin
Ines Rau
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Ines Rau
Ines Rau is a stunning French model and activist who has worked with a few of the biggest photographers in the industry. Although she is a rather private person, she had aligned with a French News Channel to be the subject of an episode focusing on a day