Transgender birth, birth registration and the rights of the child, by Julia Sloth-Nielsen and Rachel Sloth-Nielsen

Our article, Mothers and others: Transgender birth, birth registration and the rights of the child, with a focus on the United Kingdom and South Africa, centred around the case The Queen (on the application of TT) v. Registrar General for England and Wales [2019] EWHC 2384 (Fam). TT, the applicant and a trans man, brought … Continue reading Transgender birth, birth registration and the rights of the child, by Julia Sloth-Nielsen and Rachel Sloth-Nielsen

Eastern and Western Perspectives on Surrogacy, Jens M. Scherpe, Claire Fenton-Glynn, Terry Kaan (eds.), Intersentia, 2019

Surrogacy is a complex and topical issue. Defined as an arrangement in which a woman (‘the surrogate mother’) agrees to bear a child and to hand over that child, on birth, to another person(s) (‘the commissioning parent(s)’), it raises numerous legal questions:  the potential commodification of children, the possible exploitation of the surrogate mother, and … Continue reading Eastern and Western Perspectives on Surrogacy, Jens M. Scherpe, Claire Fenton-Glynn, Terry Kaan (eds.), Intersentia, 2019

Angioletta Sperti, Constitutional Courts, Gay Rights and Sexual Orientation Equality, Oxford, Hart Publishing (hardback, 1st edition, 2017; paperback, 2019).

In the last fifteen years constitutional issues regarding the rights of gays, lesbians and same-sex couples have emerged on a global scale. The pace of recognition of their fundamental rights, both at judicial and legislative level, has dramatically increased across different jurisdictions, reflecting a growing consensus toward sexual orientation equality. Many pivotal cases have been … Continue reading Angioletta Sperti, Constitutional Courts, Gay Rights and Sexual Orientation Equality, Oxford, Hart Publishing (hardback, 1st edition, 2017; paperback, 2019).