Dating and legal separation in california
Doctors look at a newborn’s genitalia, pronounce the baby a boy or a girl, and the birth certificate reflects that sex assignment.
Countless people likely have no idea that they fall into this group.
As Prop 8 wound its way through the courts, I thought about that article often.
The legal briefs that were filed in both state and federal courts largely focused on equal protection for the LGBT community.
A law cannot be vague — a person of ordinary intelligence must know what conduct the law requires or forbids, and judges must be able to consistently apply the law in a non-discriminatory manner. Many people share the ubiquitous notion that biological sex falls into two, mutually exclusive categories.
In 2009 my perspective changed when I read an article written by a woman who learned shortly after marriage that she and her husband couldn’t have biological children because she had an XY chromosomal pairing.