Re Kevin – validity of marriage of transsexual

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Re Kevin – Validity of Marriage of Transsexual, also known simply as Re Kevin, was a 2001 Australian court case brought before the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia regarding the possibility of transsexual people to marry according to their new gender. The court granted the applicant this right.

The case had impacts beyond Australia, it was for example cited in the 2002 decisions of "Goodwin vs. United Kingdom in the European Court of Human Rights" and the 2003 decision "Circuit Court of the Sixth Judicial Circuit In And For Pasco County, Florida in the United States of America in The Marriage of Kantaras case number 98-5375CA 511998DR00537WS".[1] In both of these cases, the right to marry in their new gender was affirmed.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.courttv.com/trials/kantaras/

External links

  • Kevin and the validity of marriage | Full text of the case
  • Re Kevin in Perspective - Deakin Law Review, 2004
  • Family Court Endorses Transsexual Marriage
  • Kevin and Jennifer Revisited


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