05/12/2015 12:46 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Being Transgender At Work Can Be Hard, But Made Easier With An Ally

Bruce Jenner's national TV interview with Diane Sawyer in April ended months of speculation. The former-Olympian turned reality-TV-star revealed that he now identifies as a transgender woman — though he still prefers to be called "he" for the time being.

Jenner was hailed as a hero for his openness on an issue which has caused real heartache for many. National surveys show an unusually high rate of attempted suicide among people who are transgender.

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