Now she has a network of friends and is active in the LGBT Foundation’s Butterflies support group for trans people, a member of Out in the City, on the advisory board for the Pride in Ageing campaign and has been filmed by a student about her life, was recently on Radio Manchester to help launch the Pride in Ageing programme and has been part of a portrait photography session being supported by Getty that will show those over 60 can have a positive outlook.
Pauline has many interests from football, women’s fashion, current affairs, reading fiction and history and cooking, as well as travelling. She also speaks three other languages – Dutch. French and German. She is passionate about supporting the transgender community and enjoys being a member of the social group, Out in the City.
Her many skills – including preparing presentations, report writing, and interviewing – will support the Talking About My Generation Campaign, in which she wants to enable older people to enjoy being older and to help those who are vulnerable overcome loneliness and depression and to show that life can be fun.