Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox are arguably the biggest names in the transgender community right now, but they're far from alone. These athletes, models, actresses and directors also transitioned in the public eye, and they're definitely people you should know. On June 1, , the world got its first glimpse of Caitlyn Jenner, when Vanity Fair magazine released the Annie Leibovitz photo, set to grace its July cover. Formerly Bruce Jenner -- the iconic American Olympian and decathlon gold medalist, famously featured on the Wheaties box in the s -- Caitlyn Jenner's transition from male to female was the most public transition of its kind to date. In doing so, she revamped the picture in countless people's minds of what a transgender person looks like and can be.
This is the World’s First Trans Supermodel that Didn’t Get Her Moment
This is the World's First Trans Supermodel that Didn't Get Her Moment
The model and actress was known to millions as Bond girl Tula, for working on a TV gameshow and was in demand as a model when it was revealed she'd been born a man. As a Bond girl and a pin-up known to millions as Tula, Caroline Cossey oozed glamour and had a glittering life in front of her. That all changed when an undercover sting callously revealed to the world that she was born a boy. Fleeing the UK, she became a virtual recluse and swapped A-list parties — and Playboy photoshoots — for anonymity. But now she is back in the limelight, buoyed by the rise of transgender women in the public eye. And in her first British interview for almost three decades, the ex-model from Norfolk again turns to the Sunday Mirror to tell her story. I was treated like a criminal, like a hunted animal.
Playboy's first transgender model Caroline Cossey warns Caitlyn Jenner about her transition
By Carly Stern For Dailymail. As transgender people find themselves more and more accepted by society thanks to vocal advocates like Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner, trangender model Caroline Cossey is speaking up to remind us that Playboy was happy to accept her for who she is way back in the The English beauty first appeared in the nude magazine's pages way back in , before her transgender identity was revealed.
Caroline Cossey born 31 August is a British model. Following her appearance in the film, she was outed as transgender by British tabloid News of the World. In , she became the first trans woman to pose for Playboy. Cossey was born in Brooke, Norfolk. Through puberty, Cossey was distinctly feminine in appearance due to a variant of Klinefelter's syndrome , where, instead of having the XY chromosome pattern, she possesses the genotype XXXY   people with Klinefelter's syndrome usually have XXY.