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21 Jun, 2018

Should transgender parents be free to choose how they are recorded on their children’s birth certificates?  The UK High Court is asked to decide

Should transgender parents be free to choose how they are recorded on their children’s birth certificates? The UK High Court is asked to decide

A transgender man who has given birth in the UK, has taken an important case to challenge UK law, arguing that the requirement for him to register as his baby’s ‘mother’ on the birth certificate is incompatible with his Article 8 human right to respect for private and family life. The man was biologically able to conceive and give birth, but had been granted a Gender Recognition Certificate to reflect his true gender and so was legally a man when his child was born. He did not wish to be regi...

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20 Jun, 2018

Straight couple takes their legal challenge to the Supreme Court in a bid to enter into a civil partnership rather than getting married

Straight couple takes their legal challenge to the Supreme Court in a bid to enter into a civil partnership rather than getting married

On 14 May 2018 the Supreme Court heard the case of Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan and widespread media coverage has followed. By way of background, Rebecca and Charles are a heterosexual couple who have been in a relationship for several years. They have been keen to formalise their relationship however, are not content with the only option available to them - marriage. In their case they have expressed their entrenched and clear opposition to marriage, which forms a backdrop to their d...

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