Hong Kong

Hong Kong Transsexual Wins Right to Marry Boyfriend

Ban on transsexual women marrying male partners ruled unconstitutional


A Hong Kong transsexual has won the right to marry her boyfriend, following an appeal to Hong Kong's top court.

The Court of Final Appeal ruled that Hong Kong's current law, which barred the transsexual woman from marrying her male partner, is unconstitutional.

The woman, identified only as W, underwent gender change surgery at a public hospital a few years ago.