Caitlyn Jenner took the stage at the ESPYs on Wednesday night to accept the Arthur Ashe courage award, which recognises athletes who "possess strength in the face of adversity, courage in the face of peril, and the willingness to stand up for their beliefs no matter what the cost." Caitlyn, who stunned in a white dress, joked that she now understands the intense pressure that other women are under to constantly look good. She shed light on the struggles and hardships of the transgender community, andalso got emotional when thanking her family, who were watching from the audience, for their unwavering support.
It's certainly been an eventful year for Caitlyn, who announced her plans to transition into a woman back in April and has quickly become an outspoken figure in the transgender community since making her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair last month. She addressed her struggles in a moving speech, saying, "My plea to you tonight is to join me in making this one of your issues as well. . . . Learn as much as you can about another person." Watch Caitlyn's incredible speech now.