Khan said that he wants transgender people to feel safe in London.

In his interview with the evening standard he said that London will be a city with transgender police officers and gender-neutral toilets.

‘Identity is an area that is evolving and developing and stuff, so I think you should respect people’s right to choose how they want to be identified,’ he said to the paper.

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From @SadiqKhan Twitter

He then went on to say that he is going to tackle racism in the capital and commented on how the new Prime Minister was going to be a woman asking how much of a feminist was  Margaret Thatcher.

Then he added: ‘Symbolism matters. Barack Obama, simply by virtue of being elected [America’s first black president], that was enough.’

Words: Darren Mew

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