Tuesday, June 02, 2015

ESPN to award Bruce (aka Caitlyn) Jenner the Arthur Ashe Award For Courage at this years ESPY awards

Going from all American hero:

To this:

Is courageous?

ESPN has announced that Bruce (aka Caitlyn) Jenner will be awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on July 15.

“Bruce has received many accolades over the years for being one of the greatest Olympians of our time but The ESPYS are honored to celebrate Bruce becoming Caitlyn.

"She has shown the courage to embrace a truth that had been hidden for years, and to embark on a journey that may not only give comfort to those facing similar circumstances, but can also help to educate people on the challenges that the transgender community faces,” executive producer Maura Mandt said in a statement.

"In the past few months, the overwhelming outpouring of support from all over the world for my journey has been incredible.

“However, being honored with this award, which is named after one of my heroes, is truly special. For the first time this July, I will be able to stand as my true self in front of my peers," Jenner said in a press release.

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