Danni and her mum
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'My son wants to be a girl'

Casual prejudice against transgender people by everybody from doctors, to teachers and the police, is the last bastion of institutional discrimination in Britain today, according to a committee of MPs.

Their report says they found high levels of transphobia across society were undermining the lives of over half a million people, and that more needed to be done to support under-18s in particular.

BBC Radio Manchester presenter, Stephanie Hirst, who is transgender herself, reports on the challenges children and their parents can face.

  • 16 Jan 2016
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