Character Reference Letter Examples

   Character Reference Name Change

To Whom It May Concern

I urge you to respect that {Name} is in the process of securing a legal name change, and in fact is already using this name in all social, academic, and professional contexts.

That you continue to intentionally use their former name is disrespectful, hurtful, and {additional issue such as academic department guidelines}.

{Name} does not need your social and political commentary. What they need is an equitable experience in your {classroom or other setting}.

{Name} has been nothing but respectful and patient in your presence. They've corrected you in a polite manner. They are a good {worker/student} and do not deserve this treatment. If you cannot do the bare minimum of calling someone by their name, our next step will be {action}.


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