[FoRK] The United States of Portland

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Tue Mar 16 01:17:49 PST 2004


Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:

 > I think I've heard that Texas refuses to recognize gender 
reassignment -- and thus
 > if a woman who used to be a man wants to marry a woman, that's OK in 
Texas.
 > And if they were married beforehand, that's equally OK.
 > But a woman who used to be a man wants to marry a man, that's not OK.

Two relevant articles:

Lesbian wedding allowed in Texas by gender loophole
  Same-sex union allowed because one was born a man
<http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/marr07.shtml>

Marriage voided because wife was previously male:
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1589/2000_Oct_10/65806204/print.jhtml



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