The NSPCC caused some confusion over the reported appointment of the first LGBT ambassador for Childline. The day after the announcement on 6 June, they were denying Munroe Bergdorf had ever being given such a role. The NSPCC issued a further statement saying they dropped Bergdorf due to statements which had been made which were ‘in breach of their own risk assessments and ... are specific to safeguarding and equality’.
The model who physically transitioned to look female when Bergdorf was in their mid-20s, had expressed delight at being chosen to champion the charity which led more than 6,000 counselling sessions on gender issues in 2018.
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