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The First Known FDNY Firefighter Transgendered Woman

The new york post has published an article about “Brooke” the first Transgendered Woman firefighter in New York.

The New York Post has the story;

One of New York?s Bravest is breaking barriers — becoming the first transgender firefighter in city history.

The male-to-female firefighter has been openly welcomed by the FDNY, even as a Brooklyn judge handling a discrimination lawsuit against the department has blasted it for its lack of diversity.

The tall blonde, who now goes by Brooke, is a third-generation firefighter, with her father still on the job. The Post is withholding her full name.

Around Metrotech headquarters, where she is currently assigned, the famously macho department — almost 100 percent male with only 32 women on the job — is taking her transition in stride.

Read the full story via THE NEW YORK POST