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LGBT groups call for gender law reform - Celebrity News
The letter – seen by the BBC – has been signed by more than 100 charities, campaigners and activists, including Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt, musicians Olly Alexander and Jade Thirlwall, and trans activist Munroe Bergdorf. ‘Extremely damaging’ Ashleigh Talbot, a transgender woman, says the current process to get legal recognition is too negative. “It’s an extremely bureaucratic process,” said Ms Talbot. “You have to gather years of evidence from employment records, identity documents and bank statements, and send all of that information to a panel who you don’t actually meet. “These people will then make a decision about whether you are ‘trans enough’ to be covered by the law.” Ms Talbot added that for any other community to be required …