7 Transgender Celebrities Who Broke Barriers

Andreja Peji : Andreja Peji , who was born in what is now Bosnia-Herzegovina, has modeled clothes for both sexes.

Asia Kate Dillon: With her portrayal of Taylor Mason in "Billions," actor Asia Kate Dillon becomes the first nonbinary actress to have a prominent position in an American television series.

Caitlyn Jenner: The long-retired gold-medal winning decathlete Caitlyn Jenner had one of the most public coming-out moments of the modern period.

Candis Cayne: In the early 1990s, Candis Cayne was a drag queen before she became a popular actor. After that, she started making appearances in TV shows and movies, some of which involved RuPaul.

Caroline Cossey: Following the premiere of the 1981 James Bond movie "For Your Eyes Only," which included model Caroline Cossey in an extra role, Cossey's gender identity was revealed by British tabloids.

Christine Jorgensen: A few years after her World War II service, Christine Jorgensen underwent sex reassignment surgery in the 1950s, becoming the first known female patient.

Fallon Fox: Fallon Fox, an MMA fighter who is currently retired, battled gender identification for the majority of her early years before having transition surgery.