Bookmark this page to watch Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman live on Rappler at 12:30 pm on Thursday, September 15.
MANILA, Philippines – Rappler talks to Geraldine Roman, representative of the 1st district of Bataan.
Roman, scion of a political clan, made history in the 2016 elections when she became the first transgender to ever be elected to the House of Representatives. “My life has not been a secret,” she said. “[Gender] only becomes an issue when you try to keep it a secret.”
Roman is set to deliver a privilege speech on the anti-discrimination bill on Monday, September 19. Watch her live on Rappler to talk about the bill, as well as fighting the battle against discrimination. – Rappler.com