The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Katelynn on Caitlyn

In August of 2008 on a rainy day in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, I began filming the 21st season of MTV's The Real World. At 24 years old, I was the first openly transgender person in the show's then-16- year history. Only five weeks earlier, I had undergone sexual reassignment surgery.

So, while watching the first episode of Caitlyn Jenner's E! docuseries I Am Cait, I found myself in a unique position to understand and empathize with Ms. Jenner. I also noticed some things that were quite familiar.

Via Katelynn Cusanelli on MyTwitterFaceGoogleBookPlusSpace, 'I Am Cait' Through the Eyes of TV's First Trans Reality Star: Katelynn Cusanelli of MTV's 'Real World' |

Katelynn is probably the only person who's opinion on Caitlyn (and her show) you should take (you know … because they have the same first name). Also, I might be a bit biased, having met Katelynn several years before she became a reality television star.

I also wonder just how scripted Caitlyn's show will become (link via Instapundit).

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