If she were convicted of a crime, she would go to a men's jail. The process was to drag on for seven years and go through successively higher levels of the judiciary until it reached the European High Courts in Strasbourg in However, all of this attention would pale in comparison to when she was cast as an extra in 's The Spy Who Loved Me. Post-op, she became a well-known fashion model, did various advertisements, and appeared on several magazines covers before being cast in for a role in For Your Eyes Only. While she does appear on screen, it is only for a few brief seconds, and she has no lines in the film. In the spring ofshe was forced to make a unique appeal to the European Commission of Human Rights:
She was also the first transgendered model to appear in Playboy magazine and was featured on the cover of multiple international editions.
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After this incident, Tula maintained a lower profile, accepting only smaller assignments. The engagement ended, but her legal efforts continued for seven years, eventually reaching the European Court of Human Rights. However, she continued her modelling career. Cossey has since then fought for her right to legally marry and be legally recognised as a woman. She is one of the many unnamed girls at poolside. During this period, she campaigned tirelessly for transsexuals' rights, appearing countless times in the media.
She modeled for various agencies, advertisements, and appeared on numerous well-known magazine covers, as well as countless spreads, including the glamourous Vogue. From Barry to Caroline: Caroline 'Tula' Cossey was born with male genitalia but went on to become a beautiful woman with a successful modelling career. On their return from a blissful honeymoon in the Caribbean, Caroline discovered once again that what fortune and commitment create can be dashed in a day by the tabloid news. At the height of her career, Tula had appeared in Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar and graced the covers of many top fashion and beauty magazines and top calendars around the world.