Kristian von Hoffburg

The Associated Press (June 18, 1977). Can The Army Tolerate A Soldier Married To A Transsexual?. News.google.com[1].

Previously known as Linda Bowers

Notable Quote: “He said he also concluded from interviews that Kristian von Hoffburg, the 29-year-old ex-WAC once known as Linda Bowers, is a transsexual male who is repulsed by lesbians.”

Laverne Cox

Tufayel Ahmed (October 12, 2017). ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Laverne Cox On What It’s Like To Date As A Transgender Woman. Newsweek.com (Archive)

Laverne Cox, Molly Crabapple, Zackary Drucker, Chase Strangio, Kim Boekbinder, Jim Batt (August 10, 2017). Laverne Cox Will Show You the Long, Intense Fight for Transgender Rights. Time.com (Archive)

Sonia Saraiya (August 4, 2017). Jill Soloway, Laverne Cox Talk Transgender Trends on TV: ‘We Have to Do Better’. Variety.com (Archive)

Paulina Jayne Isaac (August 1, 2017). Laverne Cox Is a Guest Judge on Tonight’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ — Learn More About the Transgender Actress!. Lifeandstylemag.com (Archive)

Patrick Gomez (August 1, 2017). Laverne Cox Inspires America’s Got Talent Contestants: ‘Do Not Ever Give Up on Your Dreams!’. People.com (Archive)

Kathryn Lindsay (June 23, 2017). June 22 Is Officially “Laverne Cox Day” In NYC. Refinery29.com (Archive)

Tom Chapman (June 22, 2017). Shaken But Not Heard: Laverne Cox Wants To Be First Transgender Bond Girl. Moviepilot.com (Archive)

Michelangelo Signorile (June 17, 2017). Laverne Cox Opens Up About Cisgender Actors Playing Transgender Women. Huffingtonpost.com (Archive)

Antonia Blyth (April 28, 2017). Laverne Cox: Trans People Shouldn’t Have to Blend In. Elle.com (Archive)

Samantha Shriber (April 25, 2017). Transgender activist Laverne Cox featured in speaker series. Cm-life.com (Archive)

Janelle Rothacker (April 21, 2017). Transgender Activist, Actress Laverne Cox Shares Her Story At Eisenhower Auditorium. Onwardstate.com (Archive)

Ariel Hoffmaier (April 16, 2017). Laverne Cox discusses being a proud African-American transgender woman. Thetartan.org (Archive)

Laverne Cox (March 6, 2017). It’s Not About Bathrooms: Laverne Cox on the Attack Against Trans-Rights. Instyle.com (Archive)

Chancellor Agard (February 23, 2017). Laverne Cox reacts to Trump lifting transgender student bathroom protections. Ew.com (Archive)

Sarah Hope (October 27, 2014). A Community Finds Its Voice: Transgender Characters on TV. Syracusenewtimes.com (Archive)

Parker Marie Molloy (August 26, 2014). Laverne Cox Distances Herself From Controversial Trans Inmate. Advocate.com (Archive)

Katy Steinmetz (May 29, 2014). The Transgender Tipping Point. Time.com (Archive)

Dusty Rose Smith

AFP (September 12, 2017). Busting the transgender barrier, one model at a time. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)

Michelle Matthews (September 13, 2016). Transcending gender: The blossoming of Dusty Rose Smith. Al.com (Archive)

Notable Quote: “I mean I’ve had photographers tell me ‘no no no, we only need female models’ and I was just like ‘oh! ok!'”[1].

Previously known as Dustin Michael Smith

Jay Griffin

Dawn Ennis (June 12, 2017). Grieving parents and pastor of transgender teenage boy honor his authenticity. Lgbtqnation.com (Archive)

Carol Robinson (June 2, 2017). ‘Children just need to be loved,’ parents say after transgender son’s suicide. Al.com (Archive)

Previously known as Jane Marie Griffin

Samuel Brown

KRON 4 Staff (June 11, 2017). WATCH: Kidnapping victim rescued from ex-boyfriend and his transgender lover. Kron4.com (Archive)

Wheeler Cowperthwaite (March 2, 2017). Accused Kidnappers Face Federal Charges. Riograndesun.com (Archive)

Wheeler Cowperthwaite (February 10, 2017). New Details Emerge in Kidnapping Case. Riograndesun.com (Archive)

Claire Z. Cardona (February 7, 2017). Kidnapped woman told police Arlington man was taking her to cave to brainwash her. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

Christine Pelisek (February 1, 2017). Las Vegas Women Found Chained and Handcuffed in Van After Alleged Kidnapping. People.com (Archive)

Claire Z. Cardona (February 1, 2017). Arlington man was driving van when police found kidnapped woman bound inside in New Mexico. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

Jesse Granger (January 30, 2017). Police ID woman forcibly taken from Las Vegas apartment. Lasvegassun.com (Archive)

Also known as Sophia Brown, Samuel Lee Brown, Samuel “Sophie” Brown

Hason Amin Alford

Carol Robinson (May 27, 2017). Man, 22, indicted in shootings of 2 transgender women, one of whom died. Al.com (Archive)

Carol Robinson (October 07, 2016). Man charged in murder of transgender woman at Birmingham motel. Al.com (Archive)

Carol Robinson (October 05, 2016). Man, 23, charged in shooting, robbery of transgender woman. Al.com (Archive)

Carol Robinson (October 04, 2016). Person of interest jailed, questioned in shooting of transgender woman. Al.com (Archive)

Melanie Posey and Julie Rockett (October 3, 2016). Police investigating whether shootings of 2 transgender women are connected. Wtvm.com (Archive)

Julie Rockett (September 23 2016). UPDATE: Man’s body found at Birmingham motel identified. Wbrc.com (Archive)

Also known as Jazz Alford