07:57 PM EDT 05/04/2015
Originally posted 04/24/2015 11:55PM
ABC Breaking US News | US News Videos It's been a long road, but Bruce Jenner has finally told the world the secret he's kept since he was a child: He was born with "the soul of a female."
The Olympic champ turned reality star spoke to 20/20's Diane Sawyer in an interview that aired Friday, discussing everything from the first time he felt different to his three marriages and what's next in his journey.
Here are some of his most riveting revelations:
Originally posted 04/24/2015 11:40PM
Fans, family members and celebrities took to Twitter on Friday to voice their support for Bruce Jenner for sharing his life-changing decision to transition from male to female in a revealing interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer on Friday.
Originally posted 04/24/2015 10:50PM
Bruce Jenner's decision to discuss his transition on national TV has inspired one 14-year-old teen who's about to launch a series of her own.
Jazz Jennings, a transgender teen girl who will star with her family this summer on TLC's All That Jazz, posted words of support for Jenner, who told Diane Sawyer in a televised interview Friday that God gave him "the soul of a female."
GLAAD Releases Statement on Bruce Jenner Interview: 'Today, Millions of People Learned that Someone They Know Is Transgender'
Originally posted 04/24/2015 10:25PM
As Bruce Jenner's much-anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer premiered Friday, GLAAD released a statement supporting the former Olympian.
"Today, millions of people learned that someone they know is transgender," said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. "By sharing this story, Bruce Jenner has shined a light on what it means to be transgender and live authentically in the face of unimaginable public scrutiny. Though Jenner's journey is one that is deeply personal, it is also one that will impact and inspire countless people around the world."
Originally posted 04/24/2015 09:40PM
ABC Breaking US News | US News Videos Growing up in Tarrytown, New York, a young Bruce Jenner felt different.
Originally posted 04/24/2015 09:05PM
Bruce Jenner is finally sharing his story.
The former Olympian spoke publicly for the first time about transitioning from male to female in an interview with Diane Sawyer on 20/20 on Friday night.
"I would say I've always been very confused with my gender identity since I was this big," said Jenner, 65, tearing up. "I tried to explain it, because I've had all my kids sitting in that chair … and I've tried to explain it this way. God's looking down, making little Bruce … he says 'Okay, what are gonna do with this one. Make him a smart kid, very determined ... and then when he's just finishing he says, 'Let's wait a second.'
"God looks down and chuckles a little bit and says, 'Hey, let's give him the soul of a female.' "
Elton John on Bruce Jenner's Transition: 'It's an Incredibly Brave Thing to Do, Especially When You're Older'
Originally posted 04/24/2015 08:35AM
Elton John and David Furnish have voiced their support for Bruce Jenner just a day before the former athlete speaks publicly about his gender transition in an interview with Diane Sawyer.
Originally posted 04/23/2015 03:00PM
Model Andreja Pejic has spoken out in support of Bruce Jenner's decision to come forward about becoming a woman.
Originally posted 04/23/2015 10:35AM
"I want to know how this story ends. How does my story end?" the former Olympic champion, 65, says in a new promo for his much-anticipated 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer, airing Friday night, about his decision to transition to a woman.
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