Not to bury the lead, but right off the top I/we must commend the Olympian for doing so in his own time and with such dignity – a grace he and his afforded him, not the media at all. It cannot have been easy to navigate these waters of transition, and it certainly cannot have been easy to do so under the constant glare of his newfound brand of celebrity thanks to his ties to the Kardashian phenomenon.
So bravo, Bruce.
Or shall I say...brava.
Jenner, you see, is, indeed, a transgender American, as he confirmed during a highly anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer for ABC’s 20/20, declaring to the world, “I am a woman.”
Definitely not a publicity stunt (this in spite of the fact that
I hope and I trust that
Update 1: Following the interview, Bruce Jenner’s estranged wife of 25 years, Kris Jenner, broke her perceived silence on the matter and tweeted that she considers the father her children, “my hero.”
Update 2: Jenner would prefer it, for now, we still use all the appropriate male pronouns when referring to him.