18 Transgender Celebrities We Admire

6. Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner


She was formerly Bruce Jenner who is a world renowned athlete. Now, she is Caitlyn Jenner, who became popular for publicly dealing with transgender issues. She also has received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

7. Lana Wachowski

Lana Wachowski

She is a professional writer, producer and director. Some of her works include “V for Vendetta” and “The Matrix”. She used to hide about her transition but has now won “Human Rights Campaign Visibility Awards.

8. Jazz Jennings

Jazz Jennings

She is considered to be the youngest openly transgender person in the world. She is now the star of the show, “I AM Jazz” which features her story and she struggled with her gender during her highschool days.

9. Candis Cayne

Candis Cayne

Candis Cayne plays as Carmelita in “Dirty Sexy Money”. Carmelita is a transgender mistress, which makes Candis one of the openly transgender person who plays a recurring role in television.

10. Carmen Carrera

Carmen Carrera

She was considered to be the hottest character in Rupaul’s Drag Race and she came out as a transgender after the season ended. She is also very active in AIDS awareness campaigns.