Being transgender isn't easy at all. Those who go through transitioning have to go through a rough period to become who they truly want to be. And it doesn't get any easier once the transition is over. They still have to deal with ignorance and transphobia every day. However, there are more and more transgender celebrities who are publicly coming out to fight for the rights of trans people everywhere. If you want to see who some of our favorite ones are, check out our video on 10 Transgender Celebrities We All Admire.
Chaz Bono was originally the daughter of Sonny and Cher. You would think that having famous parents would've allowed him to transition earlier in life, but he waited until he was 40 years old to undergo surgery and start hormone therapy. Chaz is a successful actor and was actually the first trans actor to ever play a male character in a feature film. But you'll have to keep watching to see what Cher had to say about her Chastity becoming Chaz.
When talking about transgender celebrities, Caitlyn Jenner is definitely a name that comes up every time. Caitlyn only transitioned when she was 65 years old and had lived an entire life as Bruce Jenner prior to coming out. Thankfully, her kids, also known as the cast of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," were all super supportive of her becoming a woman. But you'll never guess what Kris Jenner had to say about her ex-husband.
From Laverne Cox to Jazz Jennings to Fallon Fox, there are many transgender celebrities who deserve the spotlight. Make sure to keep watching until the end to see why one actor's career has been forgotten about because of a transgender rumor.