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Why Geena Rocero Wants to Be the First Transgender Ambassador at the UN

Model and trans advocate Geena Rocero captured our attention with her thoughtful and intimate Ted talk, publicly sharing her story of being assigned male at birth and living as a woman.

“I feel like I am letting people into this full journey,” Rocero tells Alicia Menendez as she discusses her journey as a transgender woman.

Her Ted talk went viral and now Rocero is sharing why she chose to go public and how she is now taking that attention and shining light on gender marker legislation.

Credit: Ignacio Torres