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Even Though Hong Kong Paid For Her Gender Reassignment, This Trans Woman Cannot Marry Her Boyfriend

While Hong Kong pays for transgender citizens to undergo gender reassignment surgery, a MTF woman identified only as W. was again denied a marriage license, with a judge saying it’s not a matter for the courts, and that the Marriage Ordinance Act defines marriage as between one man and one woman, according to to one’s birth certificate — not their government-issued identity card, which lists. as a woman. Argued counsel for Hong Kong’s government: “If there is a desire to change attitude, then the legislature can seek to do that. What the court is doing here is to simply look at what the law is at the moment.”

By:          JD
On:           Oct 7, 2010
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