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Thought this might be of interest. I have to give her a salute for the guts to do it and wish her luck in the elections.

SNIPPAGE FROM ARTICLE:

A transsexual, born a male but now living socially as a female, on Sunday became the first person in Japan to register as an election candidate with a gender different from that listed in her official family registry.

Tokyo Setagaya Ward's election administration committee officially accepted the candidacy registration by Aya Kamikawa, 35, who has gender identity disorder (GID) and now considers herself a woman, to run as a female candidate in the April 27 ward assembly election.

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