How Caitlyn (Formerly Bruce) Jenner Just Changed Culture Forever

Earlier this year, equality activist Ash Beckham spoke to Big Think about Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner and why having a high-profile transgender person share their story is an important milestone for the LGBTQ movement.

Equality activist Ash Beckham spoke to Big Think about Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner and why having a high-profile transgender person share their story is an important milestone for the LGBTQ movement. "Transgender is almost the last of the LGBTQ spectrum that people don’t understand," says Beckham. Having Jenner in the spotlight allows the public a visible point of reference. (Note: This interview was conducted prior to Bruce Jenner's transition into Caitlyn Jenner, which explains the use of "Bruce" and the masculine pronouns.)