This says it all!
NYC Firefighter Brooke Guinan has been quietly raising the profile of LGBTQ folks and women in the FDNY for years.
Now she's become a visible role model, taking part in V.O.I.C.E.'s new 'So Trans, So What?' campaign.
Go here to Advocate for more.
Perhaps, Brooke's publicity is even more relevant to the transgender community who can never hope to be the ultra glamorous trans role models as Carmen Carrera or Andreja Pejic.
It's more a matter of "Hey! I can do that too!" I don't have to be a fashion model to transition!