Meanwhile, In Poland This Week

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A transsexual woman and a gay man have taken their seats in Poland’s newly-elected parliament – historic firsts reflecting profound social changes in the traditionally Roman Catholic country.

Anna Grodzka, who was born a man, shook hands with several men and women as she entered the assembly hall. She took a seat next to Robert Biedron, a leading gay rightsactivist who is the first openly gay person to be elected to the Polish parliament.

Poland’s First transsexual and gay MPs take seats in parliament (Guardian)

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