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Caitlyn Jenner Gives Inspiring ESPYs Speech - Watch Video!

Caitlyn Jenner Gives Inspiring ESPYs Speech - Watch Video!

Caitlyn Jenner stuns in a white Atelier Versace dress while accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award on stage at the 2015 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night (July 15) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The 65-year-old former Olympian gave an inspiring speech about transgender rights and she teared up when thanking her children in the audience for showing her support throughout her transition.

PHOTOS: Nearly all of Caitlyn Jenner‘s kids pose backstage at the ESPYs

“You know, it is an honor to have the word courage associated with my life. But on this night another word comes to mind, and it’s fortunate,” Caitlyn said during the speech. “If you want to call me names, make jokes, doubt my intentions, go ahead. I can take it. But the reality is for the thousands of kids out there coming to terms with who they are, they shouldn’t have to take it. So for the people out there wondering what this is all about, whether it’s about courage or publicity, it’s about what happens from here. It’s not just about one person. It’s about thousands of people. It’s not just about me, it’s about all of us accepting one another.”

Also, make sure to watch the thirteen minute tribute video that aired before the acceptance speech.

Caitlyn Jenner – ESPYs 2015 Speech
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  • AngiePangie21

    I cried after this speech…congrats Caitlyn & the LGBT community! But watch what happens to these lesbian girls as they walk NYC https://youtu.be/3TG1QzN9IQs

  • Linda

    You go girl! In the end we all have to be real to ourselves.

  • Nightwish

    Sick. This homo/transsex agenda is being strongly pushed to destroy the family unit, and the kardashians are the star vehicle to accomplish it. I feel sorry for most of the world who doesnt realize the implications of why the media and its J owners seek the destruction of americans. Its sad how everyone is so oblivious. A reckoning is coming.

  • Bwest

    It is very easy when you have all the money and the media to promote their new identity ! Poor America! This young lady just wants to be more famous than his ex – wife and her família.E is getting ! We will have to support up when this garbage ?

  • Bropper
  • Megan Pistana

    i am so thankful for this…how beautiful and TRANS-FORMATIVE and sincere… blessings of all of the best virtues…

  • Christopher Abad Santos

    767https://youtu.be/UvMcTMOaNgo

  • Exposed

    Getting an award for changing one’s gender? Unbelievable. the world has gone mad.

  • Amelie Summer

    Caitlyn Jenner is Most Stunning Woman of 2015

  • Charles Spencer King
  • Poison Ivy

    What does any of this trans suffering have to do with sports? I disagree with Bruce/Caitlyn that trans people should compete as the person they feel inside. So a man can compete along with and against other women then, even though he has more physical strength? I don’t think so.

    Another thing is why are some of the MTF trans trying to pass as born females to their boyfriends and husbands without telling the truth. There are more stories coming out about violence toward trans when they do not tell the truth about themselves to their partners. I can see where a guy would get really po’d being led around dishonestly about this. I don’t agree with any violence against them or anyone, but I wonder if that is not where some of the violence stems from.

    The whole thing about locker rooms, rest rooms and the like for different genders to just to in as they like because the “feel like the other gender inside” is crazy too. They need to address their own issues if society is to accept them. I don’t care what someone does with their life, but it’s like this LGBT or whatever they call themselves is being forced down everyone’s throats lately. On a positive note, the dress and hair looked nice.

  • Jenny from the flop

    Omg she looks stunning!!!

  • Jenny from the flop

    Jealous?

  • Eden

    Jealous of what ?? Exposed has a good point and they’re right !

  • http://rememberingthedesireisprivate.blogspot.com/ GFW

    Did she make an open apology to God for creating her wrong? Didn’t think so. So human trumps their Creator? Don’t think so.

  • Benny Ehud

    The world has been mad!

  • Ause Ekel

    Such an example for many people. Amazing speech Caitlyn!

  • Ana Esteves

    What a moving speech!! I support Caitlyn and the trans community wholeheartedly. The sure have COURAGE!

  • KimDecosta

    As Roger implied I am amazed that some one can profit $4793 in one month on the internet . why not find out more…..

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  • Martha Bartha

    Musta made a mistake, huh?

  • Martha Bartha

    Vengeance be mine saith the Lord!

  • Martha Bartha

    Wrong is Right, now. This is the new Normal, remember?

  • Martha Bartha

    Always gets me in trouble. I explain to the officers and the prosecutor and the judge but I still end up doin time.

  • Guest

    She still needs work on her voice, it’s still masculine.

  • Martha Bartha

    Sounds and looks like a dude in a dress!

  • Martha Bartha

    Sounds and looks like a dude in a dress!

  • cheerss

    Tired of all this politically correct bs. Attention and money. That is what this is really about. F off Bruce.

  • Maggie P.U.

    I am sorry. JMO. First off…..Jenner is Bruce Jenner in makeup and that is it. She/he is still who they are to begin with. Voice and certain personal areas are still him. If he is going as a female now, quit saying the former Olympian. That went with “Bruce” Second, there are quite a few others more worthy and couragous (sp) of this award. Civilian and military…… Switching sexes is nothing new. Suicide and all else….not just transgenders. Profiling needs to stop. Also, when you decide to switch sexes, you can’t tell me you don’t know or think that there will not be any negative responses. If you think there won’t be…then that is on you. Third. Jenner has money and PR….of course he is being allowed to be heard…. Duh! If it was any other making the change it would not be publicized. Fourth. When you change your sex, you still are who you are. Men to women. Some, still look like they did as men except they now have makeup on, longer hair and a bigger chest. A masculine “woman” Women to men. Some look like a tomboy. Or a woman dressed like a dude. One thing that really pisses me off is don’t tell me who I can respect or not respect. Respect is is as respect does. True, we all are entitled to our choices and opinions… but in making them have the respect for others when they speak up or out. Can’t or won’t take the heat…then shut up. And with this accident hanging over Jenner’s head, that award was wrong to be given. It is like saying it is ok for him to have done what he did…and this is wrong. Again, he is no hero of any type and just a dude in makeup and dressed like a woman…..some transgenders though do come close but they still are who they were. Especially sounding like it.

  • AngiePangie21

    what a speech… I cried after this speech…congrats Caitlyn & the LGBT community! But watch what happens to these lesbian girls as they walk NYC https://youtu.be/3TG1QzN9IQs

  • damian gonzales

    what did you expect? “she” is a man.

  • Andrea Scarlett

    You keep posting this joke of an essay on various articles related to LGBT, as if anyone is going to take your definition of Transgender people seriously. You possess a mind not
    merely twisted, but actually sprained. Stop complaining about things you’re not willing
    to work hard to change.

  • John Carver

    what a freak show

  • John Carver

    now the military is going to inlist them lmao, their going to go over to Iraq and slap the shit out of isis

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