Month: August, 2008

Common ground among the gender-variant communities

10 August, 2008 (20:23) | Political | 1 comment

Publishing the argument for one of the New Zealand Human Rights Commission’s recommendations yesterday had me thinking that that was the first time I had written anything overtly political of any substance. But after thinking about it I did remember a piece I wrote for the “trans-theory” Yahoo! group forum in May 2007 trying to [...]

The “physical conformity” requirement to change legal sex in NZ

9 August, 2008 (20:55) | Political | 5 comments

The “physical conformity” requirement to change legal sex in New Zealand – A reply to opposition to the Human Rights Commission’s recommendation from within the trans community. I’ve heard some people in the community are against the Human Rights Commission’s recommendation to: Amend section 28(3)(c)(i)(B) and (C) of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act [...]