10 Transgender People Shattering Entertainment's Glass Ceiling

4.16.2014

By Stacy Lambe

Expanding the reach of the transgender community in Hollywood

Isis King, Designer/Model

King, one of 2012's Out 100, was first seen as a contestant on America's Next Top Model. Following the show, she modeled for Seventeen, Swerv and became American Apparel's first transgender model. She furthered her presence in the fashion world with her own line and even dipped her toes into the acting world with a role in Hello Forever.

Harmony Santana, Actress

Santana is an actress most notable for her role in Gun Hill Road. The film earned her critical acclaim and a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards. Santana became the first out trans actor (depicting a trans person) to be nominated for a major award.

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