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Petition Remove requirement for gender dysphoria diagnosis to obtain a GRC

The process for obtaining a Gender Recognition Certificate currently requires a prior diagnosis of the mental disorder gender dysphoria, which risks perpetuating the false idea that one must be mentally ill to be transgender.

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To be more inclusive to all transgender people, we need to abolish this requirement.

A GRC is required in order for a transgender person to live fully and be legally recognised as their real self.

Under the current system, many trans people are unable to obtain a GRC, because:
-they do not suffer from gender dysphoria
-they have not been considered "dysphoric enough" to get a diagnosis
-they have struggled to obtain a diagnosis, due to a lack of accessible NHS services

The Government must change this to prove their promise to support all LGBT people.

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