Aleshia Brevard was the first trans-woman to act in mainstream Hollywood films. Ms. Brevard is still alive today and I truly wish she could receive an award for being a transgendered role model and trail blazer. Share if you agree.
Aleshia Brevard: This ABC News Productions interview was filmed in 2002, shortly after the publication of Ms. Brevard’s memoir, The Woman I Was Not Born To Be. She continues to write, make theatre appearances, and work on behalf of transsexuality as Dr. Harry Benjamin, who coined the term, envisioned a successful transsexual’s life could be. For more about Aleshia, check out her website, http://www.AleshiaBrevard.com