Well, shit. But is treatable so good. She seriously just needs a new kidney as soon as possible.
Georgina Beyer is seriously ill.
The first transgender Member of Parliament has told the Woman’s Day she has been diagnosed with chronic kidney failure. Jonah Lomu suffered from the same condition.
The diagnosis came just days before the 55-year-old was to announce her intentions to stand as Wellington mayor.
She will need to have kidney dialysis four times a day for the rest of her life until she gets a kidney transplant.
The US Senate Intelligence Committee briefly postponed the confirmation hearing for CIA director nominee John Brennan after demonstrators disrupted the proceedings. “Brennan killing civilians with drones,” one sign held up by a protester read. Others took turns jeering, “torture is always wrong” and “you are a traitor to democracy.” Another attempted to call attention to the number of civilian casualties caused by US drones.