“It’s unacceptable that some trans and gender diverse people are still waiting for full marriage equality.”
“Forcing trans people to divorce their partner before they can change their birth certificates is discriminatory”
After the introduction of marriage equality, the states and territories were given 12 months to change their laws accordingly.
The couple revealed it was their “love for the LGBT community” and Mr Weed’s acceptance of himself as a gay man that contributed to their decision to divorce.
Changing the sex on a birth certificate still requires divorce in most states.
The separated women were unable to divorce because Australia didn’t recognise their marriage.
Here’s hoping Nick and Sarah Jensen are better at remaining committed to their marital vows than they are to the outlandish ones they make to the press.
The UN has ruled that an Australian woman has been denied equal legal protection because Australia won’t let her end her Canadian marriage to another woman.