Jenner's offer to be 'trans ambassador' for Cruz draws some fire

Caitlyn Jenner arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly HillsBy Alex Dobuzinskis and Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Reality star Caitlyn Jenner’s offer to be a “trans ambassador” to U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz drew criticism on Friday from some members of the LGBT community, but major transgender rights organizations stayed out of the fray. Jenner told gay and lesbian publication The Advocate in an interview posted this week that she admired Cruz despite the social conservative’s stance on transgender issues. The 66-year-old Olympic gold medalist turned television personality called Cruz a “great constitutionalist” and said she would like to advise him on questions relating to her community.

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