Category : Malta

A Person Born a Man Who After Surgery Became a Woman, is Suing Malta for the Right to Marry a Man

A transgender Maltese is challenging Europe’s most staunchly Catholic nation for the right to marry a man. Joanne Cassar, 29, who underwent gender reassignment in Britain eight years ago, has begun her court battle in the conservative Mediterranean island but is prepared to take her case all the way to the European Court of Human Rights.

“I am not a ”˜trans’. I want to be a woman. I prefer that, when I die, on my gravestone is written ”˜Joanne’,” Ms Cassar, a hairdresser, said at her salon in Fgura.

Read it all from the London Times (requires subscription).

Update: You may find a little more about this here.

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