The brilliant film-maker Lana Wachowski was recently given a Human Rights Watch Visibility Award. Â Why? Â Because she used to be Larry. Â She’s an incredibly private person, but agreed to receive the award because she felt that if she could be a role model and a source of hope to other people in the Trans community, then the sacrifice of her carefully-guarded anonymity would be worth it. Â Here’s her acceptance speech. Â She’s extraordinary.