The WikiLeaks leaker, sports and entertainment stars are among those who have changed names, chosen to live as women and sought hormone therapy. Here are several well-known transgender activists and their stories, via The Post’s David Beard.
Laverne Cox The actress on Netflix's series "Orange Is The New Black'' also co-hosted and produced the VH1 makeover series "TREANSform Me'' (the first African-American transgender woman to do so). On Aug. 7, she told NPR: 'You can cast women of different races, you can cast different ages and body types, and folks will tune in and be interested.'' Read the article Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Buy Photo