WA One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

StarObserver.com.au – Author: Andie Noonan

Two Western Australian (female-to-male) trans men have vowed to fight a state Government appeal against a recent State Administrative Tribunal decision to allow legal gender recognition without surgery.

The office of WA Attorney-General Christian Porter indicated the Government would appeal the Tribunal decision that surgery should not be the definitive factor in determining a person’s official gender when interpreting the state’s Gender Reassignment Act.