Will Bruce Jenner’s coming out make Americans more accepting of transgender people?

“Should I take the ponytail out?” a teary eyed Bruce Jenner asked, letting his hair down for the camera.

In an emotional two-hour interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer on Friday April 24, Jenner, who referred to himself using male pronouns throughout the interview, came out as transgender and detailed his lifelong struggles with gender identity.

“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman,” Jenner told Sawyer. “People look at me differently. They see you as this macho male, but my heart and my soul and everything that I do in life – it is part of me. That female side is part of me. That’s who I am.” READ MORE.