Uruguayan Sen. Michelle Suarez waits to speak with reporters after taking an oath of office, in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Promising to bolster gender equality rights in Uruguay, Suarez is the first transgender elected to the legislative body in the history of the South American country. As an activist she helped to draft the country’s marriage equality law.
Uruguayan Sen. Michelle Suarez waits to speak with reporters after taking an oath of office, in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Promising to bolster gender equality rights in Uruguay, Suarez is the first transgender elected to the legislative body in the history of the South American country. As an activist she helped to draft the country’s marriage equality law. Matilde Campodonico AP Photo
Uruguayan Sen. Michelle Suarez waits to speak with reporters after taking an oath of office, in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Promising to bolster gender equality rights in Uruguay, Suarez is the first transgender elected to the legislative body in the history of the South American country. As an activist she helped to draft the country’s marriage equality law. Matilde Campodonico AP Photo

Uruguay's 1st transgender senator seated, vows protections

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