Ep 96: What is a ‘mother’, in law?

Oct 07, 2019, 02:00 PM

The most senior family judge in England and Wales has ruled that a transgender man who gave birth with the help of fertility cannot be registered as his child's father. 

This is first case of its kind, and Rosalind English discusses the decision with Charlotte Gilmartin, who points out that the ruling endorses a tension between legal parentage and social/psychological parentage in transgender cases.