Lillie Yukiko

Jessica Walford (March 19, 2018). Transgender woman reveals heartbreak of being born in wrong body saying she wakes up ‘trapped inside a prison’. Mirror.co.uk (Archive)

Previously known as Lewis Yukiko

Andrea Jenkins

Katelyn Burns (December 18, 2017). Andrea Jenkins on Her Remarkable Year Making and Preserving Trans History. Vice.com (Archive)

Mike Mullen (October 18, 2017). The transgender moment: In Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham, Minneapolis is poised to make history. Citypages.com (Archive)

Leora Yashari (June 12, 2017). 4 Transgender Candidates to Watch. Teenvogue.com (Archive)

Brett Boese (May 15, 2017). Not first gender confirmation surgery, after all. Postbulletin.com (Archive)

Andrea Jenkins is the transgender oral historian at the Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Jennifer Bobbi

Graham Gremore (October 22, 2017). The rise and fall of Long Island’s famed ‘Tupperware Queen’. Queerty.com (Archive)

Meghan Keneally, Adam Rivera (October 19, 2017). How Long Island’s former ‘Tupperware queen’ came out as her true self. Abcnews.go.com (Archive)

Also known as Aunt Barbara, a drag queen who dressed in 1960s-era getups, lots of makeup, and a black bob wig.

Fallon Fox

Michael Brown (October 20, 2017). Pushing Back Against Transanity in the Sports World. Townhall.com (Archive)

WND Exclusive (June 18, 2017). Transgender ‘girl’ Track Star With Mustache Crushes Female Competitors. Wnd.com (Archive)

WND Exclusive (March 26, 2017). Female athletes crushed by ‘women who were once men’. Wnd.com (Archive)

Bloody Elbow (November 18, 2014). Fallon Fox: Challenging Joe Rogan to a battle of evidence. Bloodyelbow.com (Archive)

Sydnie Jones (September 12, 2014). Tamikka Brents Criticizes Fallon Fox for Exploiting Trans Status, Then Exploits Fox’s Trans Status. Womensmma.com (Archive)

Greg Bishop (May 10, 2013). A Pioneer, Reluctantly. Nytimes.com (Archive)

Loretta Hunt (March 7, 2013). How Fallon Fox became the first known transgender athlete in MMA. Si.com (Archive)

Fallon Fox is the first known transgender female athlete to compete in MMA.

Previously known as Boyd Burton

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)

Gemma Cowling

Sam McPhee (October 10, 2017). ‘She looks like she’s been dragged through a bush’: Luxury hair company Toni & Guy mocked on social media for using transgender model with a messy top knot. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)

Cindy Tran (September 24, 2017). ‘People think my new gender IS my personality’: Trans model, 20, says people define her by her transition – despite it having ‘no bearing’ on who she really is. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)

Anna Vlach (July 13, 2017). Adelaide transgender model Gemma Colwing hoping to walk for David Jones in an Australian first. Adelaidenow.com.au (Archive)

Sarah Parlow

Michael A. Fuoco (June 1, 2014). Three Individuals Share Their Personal Journey Of Transition. Post-gazette.com (Archive)

Michael Henninger. Pittsburgh’s Transgender Community. Mikehenninger.com (Archive)

Jessica McGuinness

Michael A. Fuoco (June 1, 2014). Three Individuals Share Their Personal Journey Of Transition. Post-gazette.com (Archive)

Michael Henninger. Pittsburgh’s Transgender Community. Mikehenninger.com (Archive)

Michael A. Fuoco (June 1, 2014). An Identity To Call Their Own. Post-gazette.com (Archive)

Previously known as Jesse McGuinness

Petra Strand

Monsy Alvarado (September 28, 2017). A transgender minister’s ‘long, painful, joyous, happy and dizzying’ road to acceptance. Northjersey.com (Archive)

Previously known as Peter Strand