Making Playboy history might be just the beginning for Rau, who has just signed a book deal and been featured in a film. But if they claim they were born like that Males have male parts and females have female parts! Though Rau is the first official transgender playmate, she is not the first transgender model to appear in the magazine.
Playboy features first transgender ‘playmate’ | The Independent
Caroline Cossey born 31 August is a transgender British model. Cossey has since then fought for her right to legally marry and be legally recognised as a woman. Cossey was born in Brooke, Norfolk. Through puberty, Cossey was distinctly feminine in appearance due to a variant of Klinefelter's syndrome , where, instead of having the XY chromosome pattern, she possesses the genotype XXXY   people with Klinefelter's syndrome usually have XXY. In Cossey's autobiography My Story , she describes an unhappy childhood, where she suffered confusing feelings and bullying by peers due to her femininity. At sixteen she moved to London and worked at a variety of low-wage jobs. After years of hormonal treatment and counseling, and legally changing her name, Cossey had her final surgery on 31 December at Charing Cross Hospital , London.
In 1991, Tula Became the First Transgender Woman to Pose Naked in Playboy
Caroline Cossey born 31 August is a transgender British model. Cossey has since then fought for her right to legally marry and be legally recognised as a woman. Cossey was born in Brooke, Norfolk.
But when her enormous success as a model backfired into public hysteria, she had decisions to make. She could stand and fight, or she could run away. She chose to fight. In the wake of it all, Tula would become the first of many things, much to her surprise. Life was good.