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Beauty YouTuber NikkieTutorials came out as a transgender woman in an emotional video. Here are 4 other trans YouTubers.

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  • Beauty YouTuber Nikkie de Jager, better known as NikkieTutorials, came out as transgender on her channel Tuesday. 
  • Being transgender refers to when a person does not identify with the gender they were assigned at birth based on their genitals and hormone levels. Transgender people can fall within a binary gender, like man or woman, or identify as nonbinary — neither male or female.  
  • A number of other prominent YouTubers have come out as transgender on their channels over the years, advocating for transgender rights and standing up for LGBTQ youth. 
  • Here are five YouTubers who have come out as transgender and nonbinary during their YouTube careers.
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A number of prominent YouTubers have come out as transgender on their channels over the years, advocating for transgender rights and standing up for LGBTQ youth. 

Being transgender refers to when a person does not identify with the gender they were assigned at birth based on their genitals and hormone levels. Transgender people can fall within a binary gender, like man or woman, or identify as nonbinary — neither male nor female.  

Coming out can be difficult for any transgender person, as transgender people face disproportionate rates of youth homelessness, mental health issues, and violence. But more people are identifying as openly transgender and non-binary than ever before.

Here are five YouTubers who have come out as transgender and nonbinary during their YouTube careers.  

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