1. Angela Morley
Angela won three 'Emmy Awards' for her work as a music composer. After struggling with her gender identity for almost 46 years, she transitioned to live as a woman in 1970 when she had sex reassignment surgery. Two years later, she publicly came out as a woman.
2. Billy Tipton
Billy Tipton assumed a male gender identity and chose not to reveal his female birth sex to family and friends. His birth sex was not revealed to the public until after his death.
3. Virginia Prince
Virginia Prince was an American transgender activist. He began cross-dressing at the age of 12 and, as an 18-year-old, passed off a female at a Halloween party. He learned to accept his transvestite nature when he was 30 years old after consulting the renowned psychiatrist Karl Bowman. Through her writings and actions, she became a significant yet controversial pioneer of the transgender community.
We'wha is the most popular documented Zuni Native American Lhamana. A Lhamana in Zuni culture is a male-bodied person who assumes social and ceremonial roles and responsibilities performed by women.
5. Carlett A. Brown
Carlett Brown Angianlee, a United States Navy veteran, was born Charles Brown. The discovery of her female glands at the 'US Naval Hospital' proved that she was intersex. Wanting to undergo sex reassignment surgery, Carlett planned to move to Europe. However, it is unknown if she made it to Europe.