The Huffington Post reports that
University, in has stopped a transgender sophomore student from living in an all male
dorm because of their “theological
commitments” as a Christian school. Newberg, Oregon
However, the student has now decided to file a federal complaint against the university. The school however have rejected his claim for discrimination and have released a statement saying "The university has made many efforts to provide support and accommodation for the student and remains committed to his academic, physical, emotional and spiritual welfare."
Chaninat & Leeds Attorneys are a Bangkok based US immigration law firm specializing in US Immigration Law in Thailand
This story comes as The Star reports that a family in
Canada has filed a human rights complaint arguing their son should be allowed to change
or remove the “sex” from his birth certificate. She has lived life as a girl from a young age, and
is indeed now only six. Her mother said says Renn needed her birth certificate last year to register for
and was embarrassed when she saw that she was listed as a boy. Saskatoon
In the 1970s, most provinces changed their laws so people could change their birth certificates after sex reassignment surgery. The revision left out transgender children, because people must be at least 18 to be eligible for the surgery.
Read the two stories here and here.