The Tory MP said he was “not well” after being blackmailed and raped by someone he had met online, saying it was time for him to come clean.
Jamie Wallis, a British Conservative MP, revealed this Wednesday to be trans, the first to attract messages of support from her aides and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Jamie Wallis, 37, testified in a statement, “I’m trans. Or to be more precise, I want to be. I was diagnosed with gender dysphoria and that’s what I’ve felt since I was very young. ” Twitter.
The Tory MP from Bridgend, Wales, said he was ‘not well’ after being blackmailed and raped by someone he had met online, saying it was time for him to come clean.
The message was posted shortly before 3 a.m. after a rally of Tory lawmakers in which Boris Johnson mocked his Labor rival Keir Starmer, who recently struggled to answer questions about transgender people. did.
“Good evening ladies and gentlemen, or as Keir Starmer would say, people assigned female or male at birth”, according to the site launched Boris Johnson Politics This Wednesday, he reacted to Jamie Wallis’ message, outlining the “immense dose of courage” it took for the Deputy to “tell this very intimate story.”
The place of transgender people is at the heart of current ‘culture wars’ in British society, with ruling conservatives often considering the position of trans rights activists to be excessive.