Geraldine Roman grew up being teased by classmates but her late father, a powerful politician, taught her to be confident. Photo: Reuters
Geraldine Roman grew up being teased by classmates but her late father, a powerful politician, taught her to be confident. Photo: Reuters

Philippines transgender politician celebrates historic win

Geraldine Roman had been mocked and abused on the campaign trail in recent weeks but, after living as a woman for more than two decades, she refused to be cowed

Geraldine Roman grew up being teased by classmates but her late father, a powerful politician, taught her to be confident. Photo: Reuters
Geraldine Roman grew up being teased by classmates but her late father, a powerful politician, taught her to be confident. Photo: Reuters
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