Milestones and Key Figures in the Trans Rights Movement


The transgender rights movement has played a crucial role in the broader fight for LGBTQ+ equality. Here’s an updated overview of significant milestones and key figures shaping the movement as of 2024.

Early Beginnings

  • Christine Jorgensen (1952): Christine became the first American widely known for undergoing gender confirmation surgery, bringing transgender issues into the national spotlight.
  • Compton’s Cafeteria Riot (1966): In San Francisco, transgende