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Hong Kong Wedding for Trans Woman?(2)

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A transgender woman is suing the city of Hong Kong for the right to marry a man.

The 20-something woman received gender therapy and sex-reassignment surgery courtesy of the Chinese government. But, Hong Kong does not allow people to change their gender on their birth certificates. The woman's case has been accepted by the High Court of Hong Kong and could have long-term ramifications for transgender rights.

Hong Kong has made many advances in LGBT rights as of late -- a gay pride parade kicked off last year.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.