They have been dubbed a transgender ‘power couple’ and now Captain Hannah Winterbourne and Jake Graf are cementing their relationship after announcing their engagement.
The pair revealed on ITV’s Lorraine today that Jake had popped the question earlier this month while on a holiday in New York and plan to get married next summer.
Hannah who joined the Army as a man, came out as transgender and started transitioning four years ago after a tour to Afghanistan.
Hannah, 30, first made headlines after she became Britain’s highest-ranking transgender soldier.
She began dating transgender filmmaker Jake, who starred alongside Eddie Redmayne in Hollywood film The Danish Girl, a few years ago.
They both hope to continue inspiring other trans people on their path to love and have vowed to have a family together and over come any complications they may face.
‘Surrogacy is probably the way for us. But I think we wouldn’t be happy without kids. It’s not going to be that easy for us but we will find a way,’ Jake, who began his transition a decade ago, said.