Six months after coming out as transgender, Teddy Geiger has made her first red carpet appearance at the BMI Pop Awards in California, where she was honoured for co-writing some of Shawn Mendes‘ bangers like ‘Mercy‘ and ‘Nothin’ Holding Me Back’.

She came out publicly on her Instagram late last year, after a fan asked her why she was “looking different lately.

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True – this fan did ask in a very nice and inoffensive way, and it’s actually so lovely to see someone approach things in a very respectful way.

Teddy has spent the last six months or so on HRT (hormone replacement treatment), and restyled herself with some schmick-lookin’ bangs.

I got BANGED! …And I got a Lollypop

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Looking very 90’s Winona Ryder crossed with Zooey Deschanel and fuck me, it’s working a treat. What a vibe.

Her instagram has been a catalogue of her transition, documenting her time finding her identity and becoming more and more comfortable in her own skin.

Practiscene

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We do not deserve Teddy Geiger. Soz.

Image: Getty Images / Leon Bennett