Room For Debate: For Starters, ‘Unsex’ the Birth Certificate

The moment when a new baby officially becomes a legal person from the state’s view is the filing of a birth certificate. The information on the certificate — the child’s name, parents and sex — stays with a person for life. Choosing a sex using traditional choices sends a child’s Continue Reading

Brazillian Judge OKs Baby’s Birth Certificate With 2 Moms & Dad

A judge this week from southern Rio Grande do Sul state in Brazil granted two women and a man the right to claim legal parent status of a child born in late August. All three parents’ names are present on the baby’s birth certificate, thus laying claim to being the Continue Reading