The High Court in England has ruled that Guardian journalist Freddy McConnell, a trans man, cannot be named as the father of his child on their birth certificate.
McConnell is his child’s dad, and as he has a gender recognition certificate he is legally a man.
Riiight. But then this:
And QCs for McConnell set out the implications: Previous legal protections for trans people, could be unpicked. Reforms to surrogacy laws will be halted. Same-sex parents would be blocked from birth certificates. Fertility clinics will not be able to offer treatment to trans ppl.
Xe got pregnant with the aid of fertility treatment…….