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The Life & Times of Candis Cayne

The Life & Times of Candis Cayne

  Meet Candis Cayne, a former New York City drag sensation turned Hollywood actress and civil rights activist for the trans community. Cayne, a 5-foot-10 beauty from Maui, Hawaii, who was born Brendan McDanniel, is famous for her work as a performer, which “paved the way for transgender individuals in the entertainment industry,” The Huffington […]

Candis Cayne Tells Her Life Story: It Got Better

Candis Cayne Tells Her Life Story: It Got Better

Candis Cayne tells her personal story on L/Studio. Her story is one of struggle, hardship, and triumph. Many people fail to understand how hard it was for the early trailblazers. The internet did not exist, and the word “transgender” was hardly uttered. Defining the spirit of what it meant to be transgender, required an enormous […]