Bruce/Caityn Jenner to be awarded for transgender.

Caitlyn Jenner the former Bruce Jenner the male step father of the kadarshians now female will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY Awards for her bravery for publicly coming out
as a transgender woman.

The honor is given to
individuals whose
contributions transcend sports.

It will be presented
July 15 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Jenner says that for the first
time in July she will be able to “stand as my true self in front
of my peers.”

Jenner confirmed Monday in Vanity Fair magazine that the former Olympian champion and reality star now known as Caitlyn Jenner.

ESPY Awards show producer Maura Mandt says Jenner’s
coming out “can help to educate people on the challenges that the
transgender community faces.” Previous winners of the award
include tennis player Billie Jean King, football player
Michael Sam, the late
basketball coach Dean Smith,
and ABC broadcaster Robin Roberts.
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