Activists praised the win as an "important and overdue moment."
Chances are you don't even know that you are holy, or royal or magic, but you are. You are part of an adoptive family going back through every generation of human existence.
Actress, activist and all around bad ass Laverne Cox just made history this morning when she was nominated for an Emmy for
Jorgensen, being one of the first trans women to become publicly known, conformed completely to the gender norms of her time, while Jan Morris was able to define her own womanhood and femaleness to a much greater degree than Jorgensen could or would have.
It's up to trans* people to be proactive and make certain that our individual and collective voices are heard loud and clear by the public and the media, and that we continue to be written into the record of queer history.
Others believe that there is no concrete proof that these figures were truly LGBT and that it is unfair or counterproductive