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Former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner recently opened up in an interview with ABC about identifying as a transgender woman - and in doing so, helped push transgender issues into the mainstream media. Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP hide caption

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Alize LeGrange, 18, wears a T-shirt she made in response to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's comments about "thugs" trying to tear down the city on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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