Munroe Bergdorf: NSPCC cuts ties with transgender activist

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06/09/2019

Transgender activist Munroe Bergdorf says she is “unbelievably sad” that the NSPCC has cut ties with her, days after she revealed she was Childline’s “first LGBT+ campaigner”. She said the charity was “bowing down to pressure from a transphobic lobby”. Her appointment had been criticised by some on Twitter, with Ms Bergdorf described as a “porn model” and her appointment called “inappropriate”. The NSPCC has not explained exactly why it made the decision. But the BBC has been told that NSPCC trustees received “transphobic letters” after the appointment was announced on Wednesday.

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