6. 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
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
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 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
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.