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Hong Kong Wedding for Trans Woman?


A transgender woman's dreams may finally come true in Hong Kong -- she'll be able to marry the man she loves, if only she can win a lawsuit against the Chinese government.

The unnamed, 20-something woman was provided with government-funded gender therapy, as well as sex-reassignment surgery. But the government of Hong Kong does not allow people to change their gender on their birth certificate, reports Asia Times. Hong Kong's High Court has accepted the woman's case, and it could have large ramifications for transgender rights in the city.

Hong Kong has made advances in LGBT rights as of late: the city's first official gay-pride parade kicked-off last year.

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