A Texas judge has officially signed his order voiding a marriage between a deceased firefighter and his transgender widow, having ruled in the case that because she was born male, the marriage was a “same-sex marriage” and not valid. Transgender Texans can use their official change-of-sex documentation to apply for a marriage license, so it’s currently unclear who exactly they are allowed to marry.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Who can you marry?
As I've said before, the shameful way the transgender community is treated in marriage points out the absurdity of laws forbidding loving couples from marrying. From ThinkProgress: