Updated Apr 02, 2014 @ 3:00 am

From the TEDTalks YT channel:
When fashion model Geena Rocero first saw a professionally shot photo of herself clad in a bikini, she was beside herself. “I thought…you have arrived!” she says proudly. This might not be the typical experience, but, as Rocero reveals, that’s because she was born with the gender assignment “boy.” In a moving and personal talk, Rocero finds that transgender activism is giving her a whole new sense of pride and purpose.

Listen to Geena speak about how the world treats those who choose to break free and find their truth and happiness. Her inspirational story about how the fluidity of gender in her culture let her blossom and find her strength is one we should all hear: