Transgendered boy granted a new birth certificate!


On June 17th a 12-year-old transgender boy in Alberta was granted a new birth certificate officiating his status as male. Birth certificates are a way of society stating that you are rather a boy or a girl and classifying you into a category that you rather agree or disagree with. Parents and doctors are often the deciders of the babies classification.  Sex and gender are different. Sex is what the baby has and of what their reproductive functions are. This does not dive into the persons physical, biological, mental and behavioral characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity. Giving this boy a right to take back and correct his birth certificate is a huge successful step for trans people. Maybe one day the birth certificate could be demolished all together with the categories in which the babies have no voice in. Here is a link to the site:

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