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Major victory for transgender marriage in Cape High Court

SOUTH AFRICA The case revolves around three women and their spouses‚ who had taken the department of home affairs to court after it had refused to change their gender description. The department had argued that the amendments could not be made since the couples had been married in terms of the Marriages Act 25 of… Continue reading Major victory for transgender marriage in Cape High Court

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Kgositau V Attorney General and Registrar of National Registration

BACKGROUND On 4 August 2017 the Botswana High Court (Gaborone) will hear an application challenging the refusal of the Registrar of National Registration to change the gender marker on the identity document of a transgender woman. The case will be heard before Judge Dambe. The applicant, Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, is represented by Lesego Nchunga of… Continue reading Kgositau V Attorney General and Registrar of National Registration