Geena Rocero

Founder, GenderProud

Model, public speaker, producer, trans rights advocate and Co-Host of the Webby Awards honoree TV Show ASPIREist. As the August 2019 Playboy Playmate, made history as the first trans Asian Pacific Islander Playmate. On 31 March 2014, in honour of International Transgender Day of Visibility, came out as transgender at the annual TED Conference. Founder, Gender Proud, an award winning media production company that tells stories on what it means to be trans and gender non-conforming. Has produced and presented: "Beautiful As I Want to Be" highlighting trans youth, and received the 2016 GLAAD Media Award. Gender Proud also produced "Willing and Able", a 2017 GLAAD Media Award nominated web series about transgender employment and produced a TV broadcast documentary about transgender athletes, "No League of Their Own", and won 2017 Association of LGBTQ Journalists Best in Health and Fitness Coverage. Co-executive produced the 2018 GLAAD Media Awards nominated "Made To Model" a documentary on 9 Pioneers and Emerging trans model. Has spoken on various platforms and been featured on many covers. Contributor to publications. Member of the Board, NY LGBT Center; Ambassador, Stonewall Day. Has been featured in media publications such as CNN, Al Jazeera America, MSNBC, Today Show.

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