It was destiny — when our eyes met it was love at first sight. Her legal rights in England would be later recognized in with the Gender Recognition Act. Check Huffington Post Queer Voices regularly for further conversations with other significant and historic trans and gender-nonconforming figures. The years that followed the outing, in the words of Cossey, "propelled me into the realm of activism" as she engaged in a high-profile legal battle with the British government. Special Projects.
When Caroline was working as a model, being transgender was not widely accepted.
Namespaces Article Talk. The New York Times. In a new interview with Playboy about her groundbreaking careerCossey, 60, who now lives in suburban Atlanta with her second husband said she was born as Barry Cossey and spent much of her life knowing that she was a woman. Cossey was born in Brooke, Norfolk.
InCossey responded by releasing I Am a Womanher first autobiography, which sought in straightforward terms to defuse the situation by telling the story in full, from her point of view.