Thursday, December 30, 2010

From www.dailytribune.com - County takes back transgender man’s marriage license

I'll give you one guess on how we can make discrimination like this go away...

"Ten minutes of joy turned into days of agony and frustration this week for a transgender Ferndale man and his fiancee.

Jorden Swan, 25, said he and his fiancee obtained a marriage license Monday at Oakland County Circuit Court. While driving home, the couple received an unwanted phone call — they'd have to return the certificate and obtain a refund.

The court said it considered the impending marriage a same-sex marriage because Swan has not yet had a phalloplasty — a surgical procedure to attach male genitalia..."

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