Category: Marriage

Nick Fulgham & Jessica Elliot (USA)

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Nick Fulgham and Jessica Elliot married on September 18, 2014 at the Madison County Courthouse in Mississippi on September 18.  Nick,…

Miller v. Angel (USA)

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The Superior Court of California held that the marriage of Jake Miller, who uses the stage name Buck Angel, was valid. He…

Hämäläinen v. Finland (European Court of Human Rights)

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Heli Hämäläinen, who came out as transgender during her marriage, lost her lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights that…

Hong Kong (China)

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Marriages between transgender individuals will be recognized as legal in Hong Kong beginning July whether or not lawmakers are able…

Pension Benefits Case (USA)

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A major American car manufacturer reversed an initial decision to deny the woman her husband’s pension benefits based on its determination…

Nikki Araguz @nikkiaraguz (USA)

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A transgender woman denied benefits after her firefighter husband died in the line of duty will get another chance to…

Christine Goodwin v. the United Kingdom (European Court of Human Rights)

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The applicant complained of the lack of legal recognition of her changed sex and in particular of her treatment in…

In Re Davis (USA)

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On October 30, 1999, Melanie Davis, then known as David Paul Summers, and Angela Summers  married in Brown County, Indiana….

Cossey v. the United Kingdom (European Court of Human Rights)

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In 1990, the European Court of Human Rights held that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect…

Rees v. the United Kingdom (European Court of Human Rights)

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A female-to-male transsexual complained that United Kingdom law did not confer on him a legal status corresponding to his actual…