As these photos continue to bear witness to, transpeople are part of the diverse mosaic of life on Planet Earth.
You can ignore the evidence all you want haters, we're here, standing tall and proud despite trying circumstances and your fervent wishes to shove us back into the closet of anonymity.
Nope, we aren't going away any time soon and we'll continue to fight for our human rights.
Thai kickboxer Nong Tum
Valerie Spencer speaking
Canada's Michelle Dumaresq competing in a mountain bike race
Amanda Lepore walking the runway
A 2008 legislative hearing in Washington DC
The 2004 all Transgender Vagina Monologues production in LA
Transman being interviewed on the Tyra Banks Show
China's Chen Lili
Former New Zealand MP Georgina Beyer speaking