Emily Brothers

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Emily Brothers
Emily Brothers (born 1964)[1] is a Labour politician who fought the Sutton and Cheam constituency in the 2015 General Election.[2] She is the world's first politician to be both blind and openly transgender, and is believed to be the first openly transgender person to stand for Parliament.[3]
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  1. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/03/emily-brothers-labours-first-transgender-candidate-interview Decca Aikenhead, "Emily Brothers, Labour’s first transgender candidate: ‘I walked into the sea. Something brought me back’" The Guardian, 3 January 2015
  2. http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/10829860.Blind_Labour_candidate_Emily_Brothers_to_take_on_Coalition_Paul__double_act_/ "Blind Labour candidate Emily Brothers to take on Coalition Paul 'double act'". Your Local Guardian, 24 November 2013}}
  3. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/07/the-world-s-first-blind-trans-politician.html Nico Hines, "The World’s First Blind Trans Politician", The Daily Beast.