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Friday, 21 April 2017 12:30

Caitlyn Jenner's Whirlwind 2 Years Since Coming Out as Transgender

Written by  Entertainment Tonight

When Caitlyn Jenner first sat down with ABC’s Diane Sawyer two years ago to reveal that she is a transgender woman, the revelation became part of the national conversation, given Jenner’s stature as an Olympic hero and, in later years, as the kindly patriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan on TV.

“For all intents and purposes, I am a woman,” she told Sawyer just moments into their highly watched interview, later adding: “What I’m doing is going to do some good. And we’re going to change the world.”

From that moment on, Jenner started living an authentic life that’s included high-profile magazine covers and a reality series documenting her transition, an unexpected connection to Amazon’s Transparent, which included a narrative similar to Jenner’s real-life journey, and controversy over Jenner’s politics and level of fame as it relates to the transgender community came into question.

“I really wanted it to not just be about me,” Jenner told ET one year after coming out. “I wanted it about this community and about the struggles and the difficulties, and to help people understand what being gender dysphoric, transgender -- whatever you want to call it -- is.

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