Re Kevin : gender dysphoria and the right to marry

McConvill, James and Mills, Eithne 2002, Re Kevin : gender dysphoria and the right to marry, University of Western Sydney Law Review, vol. 6, pp. 223-240.

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Title Re Kevin : gender dysphoria and the right to marry
Author(s) McConvill, James
Mills, Eithne
Journal name University of Western Sydney Law Review
Volume number 6
Start page 223
End page 240
Publisher University of Western Sydney
Place of publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2002
ISSN 1446-9294
Summary What does it comfort any of us to insist that an individual shall be a man, when for the purposes of ordinary life that individual can only be, and be recognised, as a woman? What pride can there be for a law which vetoes the attitudes dictated by ordinary humanity?[1]

Those suffering from gender dysphoria have been described in the following simple language:

People with gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder live with a conviction that their physical anatomy is incompatible with their true gender role. They have an overwhelming desire to live and function in the opposite biological sex.
Language eng
Field of Research 180199 Law not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
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