Anna Grodzka

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Anna Grodzka
Anna Grodzka Sejm 05.JPG
Member of the Sejm
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 2011
Constituency 13 – Kraków
Personal details
Born (1954-03-16) 16 March 1954 (age 60)
Otwock, Poland
Nationality Polish
Political party Palikot's Movement
Religion None (Atheist)
Website annagrodzka.info

Anna Grodzka (born 16 March 1954 in Otwock) is a Polish politician. Grodzka, a trans woman, was elected to the Sejm in the 2011 Polish parliamentary elections as a candidate for the left-liberal Palikot's Movement and is the first openly transgender Member of Parliament in Poland, and as of May 2013 is the only remaining openly transgender MP in the world.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born the year of 1954 in Otwock, he was named Krzysztof by his parents. She transitioned in 2009.[2][3][4][5]

Grodzka was a member of Polish United Workers' Party at Warsaw University and political instructor in Polish Union of Students. Later on she was an entrepreneur and worked in publishing, poligraphy, and filmmaking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anna Grodzka (17 May 2013). "As the world's only transgender MP, I want to ensure our voices are heard". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  2. ^ Leszek Konarski. Krakowski test tolerancji (nr 39/2011). Przegląd. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  3. ^ "To nie moje ciało". kobiecyporadnik.pl. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  4. ^ Piotr Pacewicz (12 kwietnia 2010). "Skazana na płeć". gazeta.pl. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  5. ^ "Poland swears in first transsexual and gay MPs". BBC. 8 November 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-22. 

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