Meet The First Transgender Officer In The British Army
Captain Hannah Winterbourne decided to transition while serving in Afghanistan.
This is Hannah Winterbourne, of the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. She is the first transgender officer in the British army.
It's about finding that courage to do it. And that's not the easiest thing in the world.
I was acting for everyone around me. There was no let up where I could stop that act.
In my part of the tent there were seven guys living on top of each other. Previously I'd relished my own time where I could be honest with myself.
In Afghanistan I could not do that. So that was a nudge which eventually ended up with me coming out and changing myself and my way of life.