Trans Man in quest to be named as Father and not Mother on child’s birth certificate

16 July 2018

A trans man who gave birth to a child before transitioning has been told that he must be registered on the birth certificate as the child's mother, an action which he says is discriminatory.  He has commenced legal action and there will be a hearing in September.  If he is successful this will be the first case of a child having a father but no mother named on the birth certificate.

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