Marriages Of Transgender People Ruled Valid By Courts In Arizona And California


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Recognition of gender identity as well as transgender people’s right to marry and have children. An Arizona Appeals Court ruled today that the marriage of Thomas Beatie and Nancy J. Beatie was indeed valid, and could thus be dissolved via divorce. A previous court had ruled that Beatie was legally female because he had not been sterilized and because he had given birth to the couple’s children, and therefore held their marriage was invalid because of Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Read the whole story at Transgender Law Center

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