FTM Transgender Celebrities You Need to Know!
If you are curious about transgender celebrities or if you are one of the people, who think that gender transition is a recent change in the world, this article is just for you!
Here we provide a list of 15 celebrities, who made transition from female to male and went through these changes by being watched by thousands of people.
First one on our list is a famous NYC blogger and bodybuilder Aydian Dowling. Although he was born as female in July 16, 1987 now Aydan looks like a masculine Greek god and if you didn?t know, you would never think he was a female at some point in his life! Aydan was the first transgender model featured in Gay Times magazine and in 2015 he was on the cover of Men?s Health magazine. Aydian is very popular on Instagram where he has 193,000 followers as well as YouTube, where his follower count is near 76,000. Aydian recorded his transition from female to male and posted all the challenges and changes on social media.
2. Chaz Bono
Second on our list is a well-known actor and author Chaz Bono, the only child of the famous power couple Sonny and Cher. Chaz Bono, who was born on March 4, 1969 in Los Angeles, California lived majority of his life as Chastity Bono. At the age of 25, Chaz was still living as a lesbian female, before he finally found his true self and decided to make a transition from female to male. Chaz wrote three books, including the Transition, released in 2011. This book is about the struggle to find yourself and the decision to undergo the transition from female to male.
3. Thomas Beatie
Third on our list is Thomas Beatie, who became famous worldwide as a first pregnant man on the planet. He is a published author and a public speaker who mainly focuses on Transgender sexuality struggles, trans fertility issues and reproductive rights of transgender people. Thomas was born a female and lived as one until 2002, when he started his transition process. Thomas underwent male hormone therapy and then had woman-to-man surgery. However, he decided to retain his reproductive organs, because he wanted to carry and give birth to his children. He was pregnant with triplets, however had a miscarriage and lost the babies. A bit later in life he had three children and then got back to male hormone therapy.
4. Jeffrey Jay
Number four on our list is a very charismatic comedian and public speaker Jeffrey Jay. He is well known as a Feast and Fun podcast writer as well as a spokesman and educator about Transgender and LGBT struggles. Jeffrey uses his transgender identity and all the experiences in his comedy. Now Jeffrey is touring the world with a purpose to educate people about transgender issues and challenges. He also is known as one of the top 7 Transgender Comedians and featured in ?7 LGBT Comics?.
5. Lucas Silveria
Number five is a vocalist, songwriter and guitarist of well-known rock band The Cliks Lucas Silveria. Lucas was born on July 30, 1979 in Toronto, Canada. While growing up, Lucas had issues with his gender identity and at the age of 15, when he found out about Transgender people, he realized, that it is something he wanted. Yet, Lucas lived as gay until 2010, when finally, he was ready to make the transition from female to male. Lucas is known worldwide as a first openly Transgender musician, who was signed by major record company. Lucas also is constantly talking and writing about LGBT issues and Transgender struggles.
6. Rocco Kayiatos
Number six on our list is another musician ? Rocco Kayiatos, better known as Katastrophe. Rocco is an artist, producer, rapper and businessman from San Francisco. He was born on October 2, 1979 as a female. His family was very supportive all the way, helped him and funded his surgery. Rocco has been open about his struggles from the very beginning and he is known as first openly transgender rapper in the world. Now he is an advocate for LGBT, Transgender community. He is also actively educating people worldwide about Transgender struggles and fighting for their rights. in 2009 Rocco Kayiatos with a friend Amos Mac created the first magazine about trans male culture called Original Plumbing. Later, in 2017, he founded Camp Lost Boys which purpose is to help lost, misunderstood and not sure about their gender identity youth to find themselves.
7. Loren Rex Cameron
The lucky number seven on our list is Loren Rex Cameron. Loren Rex Cameron was born on August 28, 1959 in Pasadena and is known worldwide as a photographer, author and Transgender activist. Loren faced homophobic hostility from the very young age, and it encouraged him not to hide, but on the contrary, to document and share with the world his changes and his gender identity. He started his transition at the age of 16 and from that point he documented each step of the way. He was recognized as transsexual activist, received many certificated for his contributions and was gifted two Lambda Literary awards as well.
8. Buck Angel
Number eight on our list is former adult film producer and star Buck Angel. Buck was born as a female on June 5, 1962 and did not start his transition until he was 28 years old. During his adolescence, Buck had really struggled with his gender identity, which led him to drugs and alcohol and even to the point of suicide. After therapy, he finally understood who he was and started researching the ways to transition from female to male. Now Buck is a public speaker, educator, transgender advocate, writer, activist and one of the celebrities fighting for Transgender visibility.
9. Ian Harvie
Number nine on our list is a comedian and actor Ian Harvie. Born on May 28, 1968 in Portland, he became known as a groundbreaking comedian, cross-country headliner and Margaret Cho?s opening act. He also appeared in few popular TV shows including Transparent, Young & Hungry, Mistresses, Will & Grace and others. He uses his experience as a transgender for his stand-up acts, articles and public speeches. Ian also has a huge fan-base on social media and he is valued and supported by LGBT community worldwide.
10. Rae Spoon
Number ten on our list is Canadian musician, author, songwriter and singer Rae Spoon. After living as a trans male for a while, Rae decided to change the pronoun to ?they? and from then Rae became an advocate of using pronoun ?they? for transgender people. Born into very complicated family, Rae was struggling from a very young age and decided to open about all the challenges in their life through their creative work and public speeches.
11. Andreas Krieger
Number eleven on our list is a well-known German former shot puller Andreas Krieger, who was competing on the women?s East German athletics team as Heidi Krieger. Since the beginning of his sports career, Andreas was unknowingly exposed to anabolic steroids for years, which caused additional physical and mental issues at that time. Andreas was struggling with his gender identity for a while and later decided to undergo the gender reassignment surgery in 1997. He publicly said that he regrets being exposed to the steroids and mentioned, that the surgery most probably saved his life at that time.
12. Ryan Sallans
Number twelve is Ryan Sallans, a public speaker, author, educator and LGBT rights advocate. He was born in 1979 in Aurora, Nebraska. In 2005 he completed his transition from female to male. During that time, he faced multiple challenges with current healthcare system and now he is fighting to ensure that Transgender people get all the needed medical care. Ryan also was featured in multiple publications, including The Reader, Closer Magazine, the Salina Journal, etc. He also made an appearance in ?Larry King Live!? and LOGO channel on several occasions.
13. Balian Buschbaum
Balian Buschbaum is a famous former German pole-vaulting champion, who at that time was known as Yvonne. In 2000 Balian decided to retire, because wanted to start his hormone therapy and wanted to prepare to undergo the gender transition surgery. Now Balian is a public speaker and mainly talks about transgender issues in sports and healthcare system.
14. Laith Ashley
Number fourteen is a total eye-candy transgender model, songwriter and singer Laith Ashley. He was born on July 6, 1994 and started his transition in 2014. Growing up in Christian family, he faced gender identity crisis from the very beginning and only at the age of 19 he finally came to terms with himself and decided to make a change. Now Laith has a very successful modelling career, he also is beginning his career as a singer and songwriter. Laith has a huge fan-base on social media, his Instagram follower count is 248,000 and still growing.
15. Shane Ortega
Number fifteen on our list is a real-life hero ? first transgender soldier, who served in the United States military named Shane Ortega. Shane was born to military parents, so always dream about serving his country. Even though he was born as female, Shane said that from the very young age he understood, that he wanted to be male. Shane really made a huge impact for Transgender community, as he was the first person in the history to undergo gender transition during active military duty. Now he is an advocate for trans, female and LGBT rights and a public face in fighting against President Trump?s proposal to ban transgender people to enter the military.
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