Ten Transgender People You Should Know

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  • Jay Kelly
  • CeCe McDonald
  • C. Riley Snorton
  • Miss Major Griffin-Gracy
  • Marsha P. Johnson
  • Carlett A. Brown
  • Laverne Cox/Jay Kelly
  • Laverne Cox
  • Tiq Milan
  • Janet Mock
  • Isis King

C. Riley Snorton

Scholar, author and LGBTQ activist Dr. C. Riley Snorton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He is a vocal member of the trans community and writes in the areas of transgender and queer theory, cultural studies, performance studies, Africana studies and popular culture. Earlier this year, Snorton published a book titled Nobody Is Supposed to Know, which highlights how Black sexuality is viewed by the wider global community.

(Photo: C. Riley Snorton via Twitter)

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