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U.K. lawmaker comes out as 1st transgender member of Parliament

A lawmaker in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party said on Wednesday he planned to change his gender identity, which would make him Britain's first openly transgender member of Parliament, a decision he said followed a series of harrowing episodes in his personal life. Jamie Wallis, 37, who represents an area in Wales, said in a statement he was diagnosed with gender dysphoria and has "felt this way" since he was a child.