Famous Transgender People

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Transgender people are among the most discriminated minority groups in the world and are not legally protected from discrimination in many places even in the most developed countries. Being ostracized by their own families and friends, and not being provided with equal rights when it comes to education and choice of profession makes life very difficult for most of those who identify themselves as transgender. But there’s always a ray of hope for them, as these celebrity transgender people have proved. Overcoming social, economic, and legal hassles, many transgender people have successfully built a good life for themselves and are devoted to making the world a better place for others in a similar situation. Gynecologist Marci Bowers became the first trans woman to perform sex reassignment surgery. She’s a beacon of hope for others as are model Janet Mock, Olympic champion Balian Buschbaum, and musician Alexis Arquette. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous transgender people.
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 1 
Eddie Izzard
(Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Film actor)
Eddie Izzard
22
Birthdate: February 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aden, Yemen
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Jazz Jennings
(LGBTQ Rights Activist, Internet Personality, Spokesmodel)
Jazz Jennings
31
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florida
 3 
Kim Petras
(German Pop Singer and Songwriter)
Kim Petras
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Candis Cayne
(Actress)
Candis Cayne
4
Birthdate: August 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maui, Hawaii, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Patti Harrison
(Known for her supporting role as Ruthie in the television series Shrill)
Patti Harrison
2
Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orient, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Christine Jorgensen
3
Birthdate: May 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: May 3, 1989
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Zión Moreno
(She is known for her television roles in the Netflix series Control Z)
Zión Moreno
1
Birthdate: February 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
 8 
Caroline Cossey
(Actor, Model, Writer)
Caroline Cossey
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 31, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooke, Norfolk
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Lili Elbe
(Danish Painter & Transgender Woman who was Among the Early Recipients of Sex Reassignment Surgery)
Lili Elbe
14
Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Died: September 13, 1931
 10 
Gia Gunn
(For competing on the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Race)
Gia Gunn
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 11 
Caitlyn Jenner
(Media Personality, Socialite)
Caitlyn Jenner
142
Birthdate: October 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Dana International
(Singer, Songwriter)
Dana International
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Israel
 13 
Isis King
(Model)
Isis King
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Kristin Beck
(Transgender Navy SEAL)
Kristin Beck
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: USA
 15 
La Veneno
(Singer Actress)
La Veneno
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adra, Almería, Spain
Died: November 9, 2016
 16 
Blaire White
(YouTuber)
Blaire White
14
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chico, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Holly Woodlawn
2
Birthdate: October 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
Died: December 6, 2015
 18 
Richard O'Brien
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Leyna Bloom
(First openly transgender woman of color to appear in Vogue India)
Leyna Bloom
1
Birthdate: April 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 20 
iO Tillett Wright
(Photographer and Activist Well Known as the Co-host of MTV Documentary Series 'Suspect')
iO Tillett Wright
2
Birthdate: September 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Joey Mead King
(Television personality)
Joey Mead King
1
Birthdate: September 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Billy Tipton
(Musician)
Billy Tipton
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: January 21, 1989
 23 
Angela Ponce
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Renée Richards
(American Former Tennis Player Known for Her Sex Reassignment Surgery)
Renée Richards
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Coccinelle
(Actress)
Coccinelle
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 9, 2006
 26 
April Ashley
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liverpool
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Mack Beggs
(Wrestler)
Mack Beggs
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Texas, United States
 28 
Jordan Raskopoulos
(Writer and performer on the Network Ten sketch comedy show)
Jordan Raskopoulos
2
Birthdate: January 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 29 
Pepe Julian Onziema
(LGBT rights and human rights activist)
Pepe Julian Onziema
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uganda
 30 
Angela Morley
(Composer)
Angela Morley
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: January 14, 2009
 31 
Ines Rau
(Model)
Ines Rau
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Sarah Joy Brown
(American actress)
Sarah Joy Brown
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eureka, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 33 
Patricio Manuel
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 34 
Bülent Ersoy
(Singer, Actress)
Bülent Ersoy
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 9, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Daniel M. Lavery
(Author and Editor Known for Having Co-founded the Website 'The Toast')
Daniel M. Lavery
0
Birthdate: November 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: United States
 36 
Lynn Conway
(Transgender Activist & Computer Scientist Who Initiated The Mead-Conway VLSI Chip Design Revolution)
Lynn Conway
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
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Jennie Panhan
(Actress, Television presenter)
Jennie Panhan
0
Birthdate: October 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Songkhla, Thailand
 38 
Deirdre McCloskey
(Economist, Professor, Teacher)
Deirdre McCloskey
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ann Arbor
 39 
Michael Dillon
(Physician)
Michael Dillon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
Died: May 15, 1962
 40 
Charley Parkhurst
(Stagecoach driver)
Charley Parkhurst
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1812 AD
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: December 18, 1879
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Alan L. Hart
(Physician)
Alan L. Hart
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coffey County, Kansas, United States
Died: July 1, 1962
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Lorena Borjas
(Activist)
Lorena Borjas
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Veracruz, Mexico
Died: March 30, 2020
 43 
Albert Cashier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Clogherhead, Ireland
Died: October 10, 1915
 44 
We'wha
(Artist)
We'wha
1
Birthdate: 1849 AD
Birthplace: New Mexico, United States
Died: 1896 AD
 45 
Andreas Krieger
(Shot putter)
Andreas Krieger
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Berlin, Germany
 46 
Emily Gorcenski
(Data scientist and Activist who created the site 'First Vigil' to track the trial information of white nationalists)
Emily Gorcenski
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Columbia, Connecticut, United States
 47 
Tifanny Abreu
(Volleyball player)
Tifanny Abreu
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paraíso do Tocantins, State of Tocantins, Brazil
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 48 
Roberta Cowell
(Racing driver)
Roberta Cowell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Croydon, London
Died: October 11, 2011
Sir Ewan Forbes of Craigievar, 11th Baronet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: September 12, 1991
 50 
Catalina de Erauso
(Spanish Nun Known for Travelling Around Spanish America Under Male Identities)
Catalina de Erauso
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 10, 1592
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Died: 1650 AD