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Watch The Possibly First Trans Men's Health Cover Model

Filed By Ed Team | May 28, 2015 9:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: Ellen

Ellen interviewed trans bodybuilder Aydian Dowling about his experience coming out as trans. He is currently vying to be the cover model for Men's Health 'Ultimate Guy' issue, which is being driven by online votes.

Dowling is a bodybuilder and caught attention when he recreated an iconic nude photo taken by Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine.

His twitter biography reads, "An entrepreneur, owner and creator of Point 5cc Clothing, a vlogger, a motivational speaker, an artist, and an advocate for Transgender rights."

Ellen says during the interview, ""Everybody wants to live their authentic self and they're scared to do it because not too many people, when you're going against what mainstream society says, gets that support so when you actually have the courage to do it regardless of whether you're going to get that support or not that's the first most amazing step you can take in your life."

Watch the interview after the jump.

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