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Court Proceedings

legalFrom the sentencing of transgender people and perpetrators of violence against transgender and gender diverse people, to the right to marry and the right to remain married post-surgery. Employment discrimination lawsuits to 'sex not-specified', transgender and gender diverse people have been involved in some groundbreaking court proceedings over the years, not only in New South Wales or Australia, but around the world.

The Court Proceedings page of the Gender Centre's website contains a number of articles regarding landmark court rulings in relation to transgender, sex and gender diverse people and in time this section will also include other resources such as books, book reviews, research papers, court transcripts, videos, links to other related websites and more. The articles below are just a few of the articles currently on the Court Proceedings page of this website.

BEING DIFFERENT IS NO REASON FOR GUILT

Article appeared in Polare 64, July 2005

Diane is suing the U.S. Government for sex discrimination. Last fall, the Congressional Research Service offered Dave a job as a terrorism research analyst, then rescinded the offer when Dave disclosed he was in the process of making the medical transition to Diane ... 

TRANSGENDER WOMAN'S DISMISSAL RULED UNLAWFUL

Article appeared in Polare 14, August 1996

Clare Dyer from The Guardian in the U.K.reports on the cases of several male to female transsexuals' unfair dismissal allegations and outlines the findings of the European Court in Luxembourg ...

 
 
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