LGBTQ Pride Month kicked off in the U.S. with a special moment.
Vanity Fair unveiled its July 2015 cover, featuring the first public image of Caitlyn Jenner, formally Bruce Jenner.
The photo, shot by Annie Leibovitz, came after a sit-down interview with Diane Sawyer on “20/20" in April. In that conversation, Bruce had teased that he would reveal his true self soon, but timing was everything.
In the Vanity Fair feature, written by Buzz Bissinger, Jenner says ““If I was lying on my deathbed and I had kept this secret and never ever did anything about it, I would be lying there saying, 'You just blew your entire life.' "
The cover photo marks an important moment in LGBTQ history, with the trans-rights movement gaining steam in recent months and years.
“Caitlyn doesn't have any secrets," Jenner says in a video for Vanity Fair. “I'm free."
Read more at Vanity Fair.