Most transgender people are much worse off than Caitlyn Jenner

By German Lopez
June 3, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner is a multimillionare whose public reveal as a transgender woman has been widely celebrated in the media. But most trans people aren’t anywhere near as fortunate as Jenner — and in a recent interview, she seemed acutely aware of that.

“You look at some of the pioneers in getting the message out — Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Geena Rocero, people like that,” Jenner, the 1970s Olympian and Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, said in a new video by Vanity Fair. “Back in the ’80s, I was alone. And I’m kind of following in their footsteps. They made it easier for me.” She added, “I hope with my honesty, I can make it easier for somebody else down the line.”

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