- Model Geena Rocero: I was not born a boy, I was assigned "boy" at birth
- She says coming to the U.S. enabled her to change her name, gender marker
- Rocero launching movement to change perceptions about transgender people
Geena Rocero is an activist, a model, and the Founder of Gender Proud, a movement that aims to change the global perception of and conversation about transgender individuals. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Monday is International Transgender Day of Visibility, and the day I have chosen to "come out" as transgender.