6 Bad-Ass YouTube Stars Who Came Out as Transgender in 2016

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Gigi Gorgeous has become one of the biggest advocates of the LGBTQ+ community ever since she came out as transgender in December 2013. “I have felt for a very long time now that I was a girl trapped inside of a girl’s body,” the 24-year-old explained in her coming-out video. But while the blonde was once basically the ‘face’ of the transgender YouTube world for quite some time, she is now joined by numerous other strong individuals who also shared their story online.

In 2016 alone, six popular YouTubers came out as transgender, encouraging their hundreds of thousands of combined subscribers to not be afraid to be themselves — Check ’em out below!