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Caitlyn Jenner might be the only person who captured more headlines than the new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2015. At 66, the former Bruce Jenner, a decathlon gold medalist at the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics, came out as transgender during a televised interview before introducing herself as Caitlyn Jenner on the cover of Vanity Fair. Almost overnight, she went from being portrayed as the goofy butt-of-the-joke dad on her family’s reality show Keeping Up With the Kardashians to a woman in her 60s serving as the face of the American transgender community and the next stage of LGBT acceptance and equality. She also proved a controversial figure, from her political beliefs to her comments on life as a woman, igniting deeper discussions about tribalism in the cultural discourse and condemning specific views while celebrating the same person’s progressive choices. Jenner proved that transitioning isn’t easy, both for the person doing it and for those attempting to accept it.