Uruguay Takes Another Step Forward for GLBTs With Gender Change Law

EdgeBoston.com – by Kilian Melloy – EDGE Staff Reporter

The tiny South American nation of Uruguay continues to outpace America in the arena of GLBT equality: after allowing gays to serve in the military and preparing the way for family equality in the realm of adoptions for same-sex parents, Uruguay is now on the way to approving a law that respects each individual’s gender identity.

Though most people identify with their anatomical gender, there are some who feel that their true selves are trapped in bodies of the wrong sex.