“When I was born, doctors looked at my genitals and made assumptions about who I would be, and those assignments followed me and followed my identification throughout my life,” Doty told CBC. The complainants are seeking to have gender designation removed from all new birth certificates.
“Those assumptions were incorrect, and I ended up having to do a lot of adjustments since then.” Separately, Doty is one of eight complainants in a case being heard by British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal, according to the Gender Free I. Initially, Doty was unable to receive a medical number for the baby.
Both Master Card and Visa have stopped processing payments for the adult personals site Backpage.com, cutting the site's access to the world's two dominant payment networks.
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Jackson even had his bodyguards teach him how to use a machine gun.