Philippine congresswoman Geraldine Roman talks to supporters in Orani, Bataan province, north of Manila. Photo: AFP

The transgender politician fighting for gay rights in the Philippines

Congresswoman Geraldine Roman’s election was a breakthrough in the devoutly Catholic country – now she hopes Manila will pass a bill to outlaw discrimination against the LGBT community and build on her success

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Philippine congresswoman Geraldine Roman talks to supporters in Orani, Bataan province, north of Manila. Photo: AFP
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