Transgenders Who Made History: FIRST Ever Pakistan’s News Anchor, Lawmaker in Virginia and 4 More

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Being transgender is not an easy thing to do, but more and more steps forward to their dreams are made.

Nexter.org made a list of 6 transgender people who made history when became the first in their field.

Pakistan’s first transgender news anchor

Private television channel Kohenoor News recently hired Marvia Malik, making her the first and only transgender news anchor in Pakistan.

“The dream that I saw for myself, I was able to climb on the first stair to achieving it,” she said.

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Source: images.dawn.com

First transgender lawmaker in Virginia

Danica Roem has become the first transgender elected official in Virginia openly and the first lawmaker in US.

According to Washington Post, she has won the election with 90% of votes, when her opponent – Bob Marshall – got only 10%.

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Source: theintercept.com

First transgender woman who breastfeeds her baby

A medical team from Mount Sinai in New York City is the first to formally report of an experimental therapy that allowed a transgender woman to exclusively breastfeed her newborn baby for six weeks.

According to the 30-year-old woman, her partner was pregnant but was not planning to breastfeed so she decided to take a risk and do it by herself.

The study stated that after the baby was born, the patient breastfed for the first six weeks.

READ: Miss International Queen: Transgender Women in Thailand Show to the World All Their Beauty!

First trans placed on the cover of Cosmo

Recently, actress and lawyer Laverne Cox became the first ever trans placed on the cover of Cosmo and made history.

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Source: eonline.com

Police officer

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu hired the country’s first transgender police officer after a court cleared hurdles that faced one applicant.

K Prithika Yashini, who was born male but underwent gender reassignment surgery, applied to become a police sub-inspector in the southern state.

“I’m excited,” Prithika was quoted as saying by India’s NDTV network. “It’s a new beginning for the entire transgender community.”

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Source: Getty Images

Sheriff’s Office deputy

Peter John Storozuk, now – named Rebecca is first Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

She received her new department-issued name tag formally recognizing her as Rebecca after legally changing her name and gender.

“It’s not so much a prayer anymore, because I’m becoming who I want to be,” she said.

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Source: Orlando Sentinel via AP

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