The former German pole vaulter, previously known as Yvonne Buschbaum, underwent a gender reassignment operation in 2008.
Yvonne before she retired from the sport.
And here is how Buschbaum looks now.
This picture shows Loren as a cheerful blonde woman, but those days are long gone.
Today Loren Rex Cameron is a bald muscle-bound transsexual activist and photographer, who makes self-portraits in order to “demystify the transsexual body.”
Lucas was a tomboy during her entire childhood.
While living as a lesbian, Silveira decided to change her gender and started hormone therapy in 2010. Silveira is now a vocalist and guitarist for the rock band The Clicks.
Rocco Kayiatos, also known as Katastrophe, is the first rapper to openly declare being a transsexual. However, we don’t have pictures of Rocco taken before the gender reassignment.
Recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the “First Married Man to Give Birth”, Thomas Beatie used to be a woman before he made the decision to change genders. Thomas has now given birth to three children using donated sperm.
Having undergone hormone therapy and surgical treatment, Sallans travels across America as a transgender advocate talking to people about what it’s like to be a transgender person.
The only daughter of American singers Sonny and Cher, she underwent a gender transition between 2008 and 2010. Bono’s story is documented in the documentary Becoming Chaz.
Andreas was formerly the German athlete Heidi Krieger and was systematically doped with anabolic steroids since the age of 16. The doping eventually caused a gender transition. Krieger is now married to a former German swimmer, who is also a victim of massive doping.
Ian Harvie is a stand-up comedian. He became transgender at the age of 32 and often references being a transgender person in his performances.
This female-to-male transsexual used to be a professional model before undergoing hormone replacement therapy. Buck now performs in adult movies and also works as an advocate, lecturer and writer.