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Laverne Cox

Transgender Community Gallery

Self Evident:
Portraits in Courage from The Transgender Community

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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

Actress and Producer from Mobile, Alabama. Star of “Orange is the New Black” TV series

Emile “Milo” Primeaux

Emile “Milo” Primeaux

Primeaux was raised deep in the Bible Belt in Texas. “Before I transitioned, it was a daily struggle to wake up and feel completely juxtaposed in your own body”

Sam

Sam

Mari Rosenberger

Mari Rosenberger

A year after concluding a 20-year military career, Rosenberger transitioned while working at a call center. Her employer required her to continue to use the men's room.

Margaret Stumpp

Margaret Stumpp

Transitioning has been like "breaking through the glass ceiling from above."

Noah Lewis

Noah Lewis

Lewis transitioned whiie he was a student at Harvard Law, where he lobbied administrators to expand the school's student health insurance to cover some transition-related medical procedures

Terry Cummings

Terry Cummings

"I've had experiences where people say things to me that they never would have done when I was male—very subtle put-downs that you would never hear as a guy"

Pauline Park

Pauline Park

"My coming out as transgendered really was articulated through my activism.
I never planned on being an activist.... I was drawn into it because I felt an obligation to the community"

Stephanie Battaglino

Stephanie Battaglino

An employee of a life insurance company in New York, Battaglino was the first person to transition on the job in the company's I5O-year history

Stevie Tran

Stevie Tran

“I'm not so much a boy, but I'm not a girl, either” says Tran. “The only thing that I do know is the fact that I don't know”

Jillian Weiss

Jillian Weiss

Civil Rights Attorney representing LGBTQ employees
Weiss grew up as a male in a religious Jewish household. After her transition, dating was a culture shock. "The only place to go was nightclubs"

Mari & Stephanie

Mari & Stephanie