In Other News: Caitlyn Jenner & Gender Identity

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When Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer, he openly discussed a battle he has been fighting for most of his life. And on 24 April, he let the world in on his secret: Bruce Jenner, American hero athlete and reality pseudo-star, is transgender. Though Jenner is an actual stranger to most of us, many people do feel that they know Bruce. They may have seen him on TV, or on a magazine cover. They may have rooted for him all those years ago as he seemed to embody America’s battle against the USSR. Because of this unique position and circumstance, Jenner’s revelations and transition are special. For the first time, perhaps ever, most of the country (if not the world) can truly say they know someone who identifies as transgender. On ` June, the world said goodbye to Bruce, and hello to Caitlyn Jenner. She is who she has always been, and is now sharing her battle to be herself, and her appearance, with the world.

Caitlyn是最近在越来越多的主要流式变性人民名单中。2007年,Candis Cayne转变为Billy Baldwin在ABC肮脏的性感货币上的11个剧集的女主人,这第一次标志着跨越的跨越美国电视上的单一集。在与新闻界遭受历史几年后,Chaz Bono于2008年开始过渡。Laverne Cox,橙色之一是新的黑色,成为第一个出现在时间杂志(2014年5月)的封面上的Transcender人,为标题为“Transcender Tipping Point”的文章。Andreja Pejic(Instagram) was the first transgender model to appear in Vogue magazine while Hari Nef (Instagram) signed with modeling agency IMF earlier this year, a first for the powerhouse agency. There are others, famous and not, making changes every day.

Less 1/3 of 1% of the U.S. population identify as transgender (资源). Historically, this group is the recipients of an extremely disproportionate amount of violence, 20% of murders and 40% of violence by police. (资源)2014年第一季度最近的统计数据显示,10%的暴力犯罪是针对18岁以下的跨跨女孩犯下的暴力犯罪。他们被殴打,刺伤,扔石头,射击,绞死,勒死和肢解。(资源)有时陌生人;有时是家庭。经常,他们杀了自己。

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