Anna Grodzka (born on 16 March 1954 in Otwock) is a Polish politician. Grodzka, a trans woman, was elected to the Sejm in the 2011 Polish parliamentary elections as a candidate for the left-liberal Palikot's Movement, and was the first openly transgender Member of Parliament in Poland. In June 2014, Anna Grodzka joined Poland's Green Party.
|Member of the Sejm|
November 2011 – 12 November 2015
|Constituency||13 – Kraków|
16 March 1954 |
|Political party||The Greens|
She was the third openly transgender member of a national parliament worldwide, after Georgina Beyer (in office 1999-2005) and Vladimir Luxuria (2006-2008). She was believed to be the only remaining transgender member of parliament until Nikki Sinclaire (in office 2009-2015) outed herself in November 2013.
Grodzka was a member of the Polish United Workers' Party at Warsaw University and a political instructor in the Polish Union of Students. Later on she was an entrepreneur and worked in publishing, poligraphy, and filmmaking.
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