The Texas 14th District Court of Appeals in Houston upheld a trial judge’s denial of a transgender man’s request for a “gender designation change” embodied in a court order on August 2. In re Rocher, 2016 WL 4131626, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 8266. The court’s ruling turned on the absence of any Texas statute or regulation specifically authorizing courts to grant such requests.
According to the opinion for the three-judge panel by Justice … <Read More>