Why changing sex on your birth certificate matters
Parliament unanimously passed the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill yesterday, making it easier for trans and gender diverse people to change their sex on legal documents.
For New Zealand’s trans and gender diverse communities, this marks a huge step forward for trans rights in Aotearoa.
When George Fowler found out the bill had been passed, he says he felt “a huge sense of relief”.
“I was really, really stoked. I felt a lot more hopeful.”
For the past six months,