Caitlyn Jenner attends the Moschino Spring/Summer 17 Menswear and Women's Resort Collection during MADE LA on June 10.
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July 20, 2016 11:22 AM EDT

Caitlyn Jenner said Wednesday that she found it easier to come out as transgender than as a Republican.

Jenner, speaking at a breakfast aimed at including the LGBT community in the Republican Party, said President Obama has helped LGBT Americans make some progress, the Associated Press reports. She praising his administration’s decision to allow transgender people to serve openly in the military, and said Democrats have generally been better on such issues.

And after an uproar earlier this year about transgender bathroom access, she said the issue has been politicized for years and that she’s never had a problem.


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