Anna Grodzka has become the first transgender person to sit in Poland’s parliament. The 57 year-old MP is a graduate in psychology and member of the Anti-clerical Polish party “the Palikot Movement”.
AFP has the story
Anna Grodzka made history in Poland as the country?s first transsexual member of parliament after a new anti-clerical party stormed to third place in Sunday?s general election.
Born as a man, Grodzka, now 57, recently completed her sex change, part of which was carried out in Bangkok, Thailand.
?With 99 percent of the results in, I have been elected,? Grodzka told AFP Monday, with official results showing she had scored 19,000 votes in the deeply Catholic southern Polish city of Krakow ? once home to the late Polish-born pope John Paul II.
?I?m thrilled. It?s the dream of my life come true today, and a new chapter has started,? she said, her voice trembling with emotion.
Read the first article via ENQUIRER NEWS