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You may have picked up a sense of Becky’s fear, trepidation or anxiety. For many trans people it takes a great deal of courage even to leave their front door in the morning, let alone walk into a business or service not knowing what sort of reaction they will experience.
To counteract this, organisations can take some simple steps to help trans people feel at ease and confident and able to use their services without fear of discrimination: