Caitlyn Jenner Reveals She Isolated Herself From Transgender Community

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IN PHOTO: Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality television star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, poses in an exclusive photograph made by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine and released by Vanity Fair on June 1, 2015. REUTERS/ANNIE LEIBOVITZ/VANITY FAIR/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Caitlyn Jenner has revealed more details about her journey to become the “real her.” This time, instead of doing it via TV or magazine interviews, or on her reality show, Jenner has talked about being a transgender through a lengthy article on WhoSay, specifically detailing how she had isolated herself from the transgender community. 

In her first “The Real Me” article, Jenner shared that she deliberately distanced herself from the transgender community “up until now” and as a result, would have to do a lot of catching up with the community. As she is famous, Jenner said that she has now naturally become the community's representative, adding she is taking the role seriously. "I feel such a responsibility to this courageous group to try to get it right and tell all sides of the story," Jenner said, who will be sharing more of her story on E! this month in the docuseries “I Am Cait." She added that she often questions herself if things that she is doing are right in the eyes of the community. 

In her article, she also wrote that it was only recently that she realised how “new” everything is for her. She recalled going to dinner with her transgender friends and asking them how long it had been for them since they transitioned. According to her, the answers varied, from three years ago to two decades ago. She then shared that spending time with the community helped her know more about herself and discover herself as a transgender. "Flash forward a few weeks and I've already learned so much about this community, the issues, and the people involved. It's been an eye-opening experience for me -- mainly realizing how fortunate I am," she wrote. 

She also reveled that most of her friends are survivors because they managed to overcome their adversaries. For her, they are an inspiration. She also reminded her readers that transgender people are just like any other person. She described her friends as being “so well-adjusted and smart,” and just like her and everyone else. At the end, said that in her new articles, she would be tackling more serious issues that she is going to learn along the way. 

On her upcoming show, "I am Cait," Caitlyn is set to show the everyday struggles she has to deal with now that she fully joined the transgender community. At the same time, she would show the world how free she is right now, now that she revealed to the world who she truly is. In a recent promotional clip for the show, Caitlyn can be seen saying the whole show is about being who she really is and encouraging others to follow suit. She added that people do not really understand how it feels to look into the mirror and then putting on clothes that feel do not suit them because they do not identify with them. Meanwhile, on July 4th, Jenner took to her Instagram account to share that she is one happy American because she is free to be herself

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