"No one can make a mistake with me," the comedian said of her new moniker.
The comedian said her new name is one she's "wanted to be since I was 10".
The comedian, who is campaigning to become a Labour election candidate, has urged people to “join the 21st century”.
"It was Sheffield that welcomed me," Abdi Suleiman said.
The actor and comic on her new pronouns, why she won’t pick up female dramatic roles and her political aspirations.
“We have to get there this century or I don’t think we’ll make it as a species.”
“I hate the idea we are fighting between ourselves,” the gender-fluid comic says.
"I just want to be based in girl mode from now on," she said.
The As Time Goes By actor "died peacefully at home" on Thursday, his agent said.
Comedian replaces Christine Shawcroft in senior party role.