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 In this Sept. 11, 2013 file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York. In an interview with ABC 's Diane Sawyer, Jenner announced that she identifies as a woman. (Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
In this Sept. 11, 2013 file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York. In an interview with ABC 's Diane Sawyer, Jenner announced that she identifies as a woman. (Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
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"For all intents and purposes, I am a woman."

Bruce Jenner announced he is transgender on a late night interview with Diane Sawyer. (Here & Now is honoring his request to media to use the male pronoun).

16.9 million people tuned in, but will this help or hurt the cause of transgender individuals worldwide?

Jennifer Finney Boylan, a noted English professor who is also transgender, shares her thoughts and reaction with Here & Now's Robin Young.

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This segment aired on April 27, 2015.

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