Gender identity is a fundamentally different classification than legal sex
. Gender identity reflects a personal conception of oneself as male or female, whereas legal sex
is determined at birth by a cursory examination of external genitalia.
Officials followed formal procedures for proactively identifying victims involved in the legal sex
trade, and referred them for services, though efforts to identify and assist victims of forced labor could be improved.
Placed in the context of transgender jurisprudence, trans legal theorist and activist Paisley Currah cautions against a political agenda premised upon the achievement of internal consistency: "merely pointing out the definitional chaos resulting from attempts to define objective criteria for legal sex
will not necessarily entail the collapse of the entire edifice of legal sex
classification" because "state policies can accommodate any number of logical contradictions" (712).
This Essay criticizes two negative tendencies in legal scholarship, lawyers' arguments, and judicial opinions addressing the legal sex
of and the validity of marriages involving transsexual and intersex persons.
The couple were pictured leaving a London hotel in November 2008 where it is claimed Ramsay and Sarah had met for sex after visiting Soho to buy legal sex
In South Africa, we do have very pertinent trans and intersex rights, by means of the Constitution on its broadest meaning as well as specific legislation such as Act 49 of 2003 [which allows for legal sex
changes to birth certificates.
Through the course of the narrative--a narrative that begins with Nora/Norbert's birth and continues through young adulthood to the point where, on the verge of suicide, s/he is examined by a doctor and undergoes a legal sex
change and marriage--the author is intent on not only legitimizing the protagonist's body, but also the autobiography itself.
While acknowledging the limited generalizability of their sample, the researchers hope that their findings help to reduce stigma associated with sex work and to ensure that legal sex
workers receive appropriate services and protections.
Here are a few: At 16, we can: Leave school, get full-time employment, get married, gamble on the lottery, become community police officers, have legal sex
, join the armed forces.
It is suspected many should only be shown in legal sex
Government ministers are considering launching legal sex
dens for two or three vice girls to work.
(90) The infant is assigned a gender, which is recorded on the birth certificate, determining this person's legal sex
regardless of her psychological or chromosomal identity.