Pejic, who formerly went by the name Andrej, made headlines in the fashion industry for modelling both men's and womenswear. In 2014, she underwent gender reassignment surgery.
The gorgeous Lea T made history last year when she was named the new spokesmodel for Redken haircare. "I love working with Redken because they appreciate all kinds of beauty," Lea T stated at the time.
If you're an Orange Is The New Black fan, you'll already know who Laverne Cox is. The stunning star became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy in an acting category in 2014.
Otherwise known as the "bearded lady", Conchita is an Austrian recording artist and drag queen. Wurst came to international attention for winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix".
Transgender model Ines Rau has posed with everyone from Tyson Beckford to Kate Moss. "Having a sex change is not the answer to insecurities or other issues; [it requires] a real deep desire to be a woman from a younger age."
America's Next Top Model fans will recognise Isis King, who was revered by Tyra Banks for her incredible bone structure. King's inclusion on ANTM has been called an "unprecedented opportunity" by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Jenna Talackova first came to media attention when she successfully waged a legal battle to be allowed to compete in Miss Universe Canada. Since then, she's been hailed as a role model.
Candis Cayne has been a fixture on TV for some time after rising to fame in the series Dirty, Sexy, Money. She was the first transgender actress to play a recurring transgender character on prime time television.