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I am always amazed at the the lengths gone to in order to deny Transgender people any benefits of society.

Gerlach said he had no jurisdiction to approve a divorce because there was insufficient evidence that Beatie was a man when he married Nancy Beatie in Hawaii. The couple's divorce plans stalled last summer when Gerlach said he was unable to find legal authority defining a man as someone who can give birth.

"The decision here is not based on the conclusion that this case involves a same-sex marriage merely because one of the parties is a transsexual male, but instead, the decision is compelled by the fact that the parties failed to prove that (Thomas Beatie) was a transsexual male when they were issued their marriage license," he said

Look at the verbal gymnastics used to endow legal approval of discrimination.
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It gets grinding after a while.

Another example of Transgender not being a marriage issue.

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Originally posted to TransAction on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 09:40 AM PDT.

Also republished by Invisible People.

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