Transgender policy "does not put girls at risk", says Girlguiding

Girlguiding has rejected criticism that its policy of including transgender members puts girls at risk.
The organisation said that "simply being transgender does not make someone more of a safeguarding risk than any other person" after its inclusion of people who self-identify as female came under attack.
In a joint statement, chief guide Amanda Medler and chief executive Ruth Marvel said much of the criticism had been "inaccurate, aggressive and counter to the values we hold dear" and they wanted to "set the record straight".
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26 September 2018 in Regional West, Views: 85
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