Before: Bruce Jenner
After: Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Marie Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. Jenner was a college football player for the Graceland Yellowjackets before incurring a knee injury that required surgery. Coach L. D. Weldon, who had coached Olympic decathlete Jack Parker, convinced Jenner to try the decathlon. After intense training, Jenner won the 1976 Olympics decathlon event at the Montreal Olympic Games, gaining fame as “an all-American hero”. Jenner set a third successive world record while winning the Olympics. The winner of the Olympic decathlon is traditionally given the unofficial title of “world’s greatest athlete”. With that stature, Jenner subsequently established a career in television, film, writing, auto racing, business and as a Playgirl cover model.
Roderick Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox is an American actress and LGBT advocate. She became known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, for which she became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the acting category, and the first to be nominated for an Emmy Award since composer/musician Angela Morley in 1990.
Janet Mock is an American writer, TV host, transgender rights activist, author of the New York Times bestseller Redefining Realness, contributing editor for Marie Claire, and former staff editor of People magazine’s website.
Before: Darrell Walls
After: Isis King
Isis King is an American model, actress, and fashion designer. She was a contestant on both the eleventh cycle and the seventeenth cycle of the reality television show America’s Next Top Model. She was the first trans woman to compete on the show, and became one of the most visible transgender people on television
Before: Chasity Sun Bono
After: Chaz Salvatore Bono
Chaz Salvatore Bono is an American advocate, writer, musician and actor. He is the child of American entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher.