Geraldine Roman: first trans politician in Philippines

Geraldine Roman on Tuesday celebrated overcoming "bigotry, hatred and discrimination" as results showed she had become the first transgender politician to win a congressional seat in the predominantly Catholic Philippines.

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Transgender politician elected in Philippines

A trans person has been elected to the Philippine Congress. Geraldine Roman on Tuesday celebrated overcoming “bigotry, hatred and discrimination” as results showed she had become the first transgender politician to win a congressional seat in the predominantly Catholic Philippines. After her victory in Monday’s election, Roman, 49, is being seen by the lesbian, gay, bisexual…

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