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Model Geena Rocero Comes Out As Transgender In Inspiring Speech — Most People Didn't Know She Was Born Male Until Last Year!!

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A transgender model recently delivered a touching speech about her journey -- listen here!

What an intriguing and inspiring story!!

Geena Rocero was born a male, but identified as a female from a young age. She grew up in the Philippines (where the concept of gender is far more fluid) and began participating in transgender beauty pageants at age 15.

When she moved to America almost a decade ago, Geena changed her name and gender marker — and has blossomed into a successful model since then! But until last year, Geena kept her transgender identity a secret from industry friends, colleagues, and agents out of fear that it would negatively impact her career.

Then in honor of the International Transgender Day of Visibility this past Monday, Geena gave a TED Talk in which she officially “came out” as transgender.

To hear her rich and moving account, listen to her talk…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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The Boston Bombings Took Her Leg But Not Her Love Of Dance! See The Inspiring Pics Of A Survivor's First Performance HERE!

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She swore she would someday dance again.

Now, nearly one year after losing her left leg during the Boston Marathon bombings, Adrianne Haslet-Davis is back on stage!

The 33-year-old professional dancer performed for the first time since sustaining her injury at Wednesday’s TED Conference in Vancouver.

Speaker Hugh Herr, a bionics designer and amputee himself, had just wrapped up his talk on the advancement being made in prosthetics. To prove just how far his industry had come, he surprised the audience by

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Victoria's Secret Model Cameron Russell Discourages Girls From Modeling!

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Hard to believe, but Victoria's Secret model Cameron Russell claims that models have some of the biggest self esteem issues and actually, in a recent Ted Talk, she discourages girls from entering the industry!

The 25-year-old model admits that even though models are gorgeous, it's not all it's cracked up to be.

In her very honest speech, Cameron says:

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