Israel is poised to become the world's largest transgender MP in the near future, BBC News reported on Thursday. This.

Six lawmakers from five parties will be announced, while the first openly gay minister in the country has been announced since last year. Israel is seen as the most positive of all LGBTQ people in the Middle East, despite protests from some extremist groups.

The announcement of the nomination of a new MP, who will become the first gay and sixth lawmaker to take office next week.

Edit: Sun Lee