Meet an Officer Who Transitioned at the CIA

Meet an Officer Who Transitioned at the CIA

August 14, 2014

By Sunnivie Brydum
The Advocate

Those who work at the Central Intelligence Agency are used to operating under a veil of secrecy. Some even take on undercover assignments, assuming identities that may have no reflection of who they really are.

But what if you had to assume an alternate identity just to show up at work at the CIA every day? Jenny was working as an intelligence officer with a top-secret security clearance for five years — until two years ago, when she first began informing her supervisors that she is transgender and planned to begin presenting at work as the woman she truly is.


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