13 famous transgender celebrities

Mon., Apr. 15, 2013 8:49 AM EDT
by Nicholas Robinson

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DC Comics made history last week when they introduced the American comic worlds first openly transgender character, Alysia Yeoh, in the pages of Batgirl.

Yeoh’s “coming out” story marks the latest point of progress in the rising prominence of transgender figures in the public spotlight and may pave the way for other fictional, transgender characters and real-life transgender people to be recognized and accepted in everyday life.

Check out some other famous transgender celebs below. – nicholas robinson


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  • locab

    If i come across a man with no penis, i’m spazzin’ out

    • Kelly Lewinsky Segura

      I bet u would like it lol

  • Joe

    This is incorrect. Yeoh is NOT the first openly transgender American comic character.

    Grant Morrison’s 1994-1996 series, “The Invisibles,” featured a central character named Lord Fanny whose transgendered identity was the main focus of several issues.

    • Joe

      Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” series also prominently featured a pre-operative transsexual character named Wanda as a major cast member in the 1991-1992 “Game of You” storyline.

      • Kelly Lewinsky Segura

        I never knew that

  • Guest

    That Laverne is a total bitch, Met her performing at a bachelorette party at Lucky Chengs NYC and she was so mean and nasty to everyone. There must be real LGBT activists that you could have found.

  • Klay Kieh

    We are in the end times, this makes my stomach hurt!! WTF, is wrong with this world!!!EWWWWWW……. With all this HE BItches.

    • Frugmus

      Get a life!

    • Sean Royce

      You’re ignorant as fuck, they’re born mentally thinking they should be the other sex. It’s not something they can help.

      • T

        Thank You!

        • Sean Royce

          No problem.

  • ToTwTo

    Amazon Eve should be on this list … aka Erika Ervin born 1967 William “Bill” Ervine Pilger she’s famous for being the “World’s Tallest Model” according to Guinness Book of World Records.