India, a mother-of-one, was a well-known reporter on ITV's Border News as Jonathan until 2010, but returned five years later after having £14,000 gender reassignment surgery.
She became the first trans woman to present an all-female TV chat show when she co-hosted Loose Women.
'Boys’ clothes felt like a straitjacket to me.' 'I had lots of girlfriends, and obviously I married a woman, but now my body’s in sync with my brain. I’ve always loved women’s company.'Asked whether she had ever felt sexually attracted to men before transitioning, India said: 'I never really thought about it. Changes nothing," and gave me a big hug.'I feel blessed, like I owe him a lot.
It’s complicated but, obviously, your hormones change after the surgery, and the hormones you are given have an impact.' Revealing that she had so far been on one date with a man, India explained she was keen to find love with the right person. No matter what happens in life, I’ll always be grateful to him for that.'While India has had no negative reactions to her transition, she revealed a few friends had 'vanished' with one relative disappearing from her life altogether because they 'couldn't cope' with her new identity.
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