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The "Orange is the New Black" star shared some thoughts on representation in the trans community and people started responding.


One of the very cool and okay things that happens to women is that they're constantly judged by their looks. This is the case with transgender women as well. Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover has sparked a lot of conversations, but one of them is about how even though support and visibility for transgender people is at an all time high in the mainstream media, the women representing them are still fitting pretty closely with our society's narrow vision of beauty. Yeah, Caitlyn Jenner looks great and very feminine, but she's not what all trans women look like.

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