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Women's History Month 2017: Famous Transgender Women

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Despite the large amounts of progress women have made over the years, there is still so much progress to be made. This is especially true when it comes to accepting transgender women. They are often threatened or even beat up and murdered. It is unacceptable. Here's to all of the transgender women who are making an impact on the world!

Jazz Jennings

Instagram: @jazzjennings_

Jazz Jennings is known for her TLC show, "I Am Jazz" and for being an activist for the transgender community.

Caitlyn Jenner

Instagram: @caitlynjenner

Caitlyn Jenner brought transgender rights to the forefront of conversation when her picture was on the cover of Vanity Fair. She continues to advocate for trans rights, most recently speaking out against Trump's repealing of protections for trans students wanting to use their bathroom of choice.

Candis Cayne

Instagram: @candiscayne

Candis, who is transgender herself, became the first actress to play a recurring transgender character on primetime television in her role on "Dirty Sexy Money."

Laverne Cox

Instagram: @lavernecox

Laverne is most known for her role on "Orange is the New Black." She is also an activist for the LGBT community.

Carmen Carrera

Instagram: @carmen_carrera

Carmen is an actress and model who competed on "Drag Race." She is also an HIV/AIDS activist.

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