June is Pride Month, and it started with one of the biggest LGBT stories in social media history: Caitlyn Jenner’s introduction to the world.
Formerly Bruce Jenner, the Olympic gold medalist debuted her new name and look in a Vanity Fair photo spread released Monday.
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) June 1, 2015
Jenner revealed she was a trans woman in an April interview, but hadn’t yet mentioned her new name until Monday. #CaitlynJenner was a trending topic for much of the day, and according to reports, her new Twitter account was the fastest ever to reach 1 million followers, hitting that milestone in less than four hours.