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Transgender Trailblazers Who Paved the Way for Caitlyn Jenner

The world welcomed Caitlyn Jenner in a big way on Monday, after the release of her Vanity Fair cover.

The story quickly gained worldwide attention and continues to drive the conversation on social media.

And while her debut was nothing shy of impactful, it’s important to keep in mind that she wasn’t the first transgender trailblazer.

View the gallery above to get to know more about the inspiring people who helped paved the way for Caitlyn Jenner and so many more.

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