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Caitlyn Jenner

Young and transgender, their lives are nothing like Caitlyn's

Young and transgender, their lives are nothing like Caitlyn's

It began at age 5 with a Barbie doll, a secret gift from a beloved grandfather. The boy named the doll Nicole, and wherever he went, Nicole, though hidden, was never far away. The boy became a teen who played high-school football at Dr. Phillips, dated girls and tried to seem happy. But in his dreams, he was always a woman. And left alone, he would sneak into his mother's closet and walk around in her fanciest high heels. He would lock the bedroom door, just in case. Today, at 22, that boy is a woman who invariably turns admiring heads on the streets. In stiletto heels, skintight skirts, long nails and flowing locks, she is finally who she has always been. She named herself...

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