Britain. For the first time ever, a British MP revealed to be trans

British Conservative MP Jamie Wallis on Wednesday revealed to be trans. First. He has drawn messages of support from aides and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

“I’m trans. Or to be more precise, I want to be.” Jamie Wallis, 37, testified in a very personal statement posted on Twitter, “I was diagnosed with gender dysphoria and have since been very young. I’ve been feeling that way ever since.” The Tory MP from Bridgend, Wales, said he was ‘not well’ after being blackmailed and raped by someone he met online, adding that for her It’s time to clean up.

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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. According to the Politico site, “Good evening ladies and gentlemen, or as Keir Starmer would say, people assigned female or male at birth”, launched Boris Johnson.

a subject that divides British society

On Wednesday, he reacted to Jamie Wallis’ message, outlining the “immense dose of courage” that the deputy took 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.

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Jamie Wallis explained in his statement that he had “no intention of sharing” these beliefs, before explaining that he was blackmailed in April 2020 by a man who disclosed his sexual orientation to his father, Sent pictures to other members of his family and demanded 50,000. pounds (59,000 euros) in exchange for his silence.

The deputy claimed that this blackmailer pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years and nine months in prison. Jamie Wallis says he hoped to ‘move on’ but was raped by someone he met online: ‘I haven’t been myself since that incident and I don’t think I’ll ever recover from it’ I will find

Several Conservative MPs and members of the government have expressed their support for him. Former minister George Osborne tweeted that “politics has improved a lot”, pointing out that “if a Tory MP had said that when I was first elected 20 years ago, he would have been upset, applauded.” and will not be supported”.

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