Christine (formerly George)
Jorgensen in 1952
Rose Venkatesan, India’s first transgender television
host, poses for a portrait during the production of the
television series “Ippudikku Rose,” or Yours Rose,
at Prasad Studios in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, on
Feb. 17, 2008. The talk show discusses current affairs,
tackling a wide variety of social issues including
taboos, traditions, rebels and culture.
Adela Hernandez, a biologically
male Cuban who has lived as a
female since childhood, made
history last year by becoming
the first known transgender
person to hold public office
in Cuba, winning election as
a delegate to the municipal
government of Caibarien in the
central province of Villa Clara.
Film director Lana Wachowski at the 2012
Toronto International Film Festival.
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