In this episode of Ellen’s new digital series “Fearless,” host Ashley Graham talks to Rickey, a 25-year-old transgender man from Kansas City, Missouri. Rickey transitioned just over a year ago and has been working on his confidence. Ashley introduces Rickey to actress and LGBTQ activist Laverne Cox, and the surprise meeting brings Rickey to the floor. The powerful moment is followed by Rickey revealing that Laverne is the first transgender person he has ever met.
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