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10/24/2013 02:47 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

ACT Drops Transgender And Intersex People From The Marriage Equality Bill At Last Moment

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The Australian Capital Territory or ACT dropped transgender and intersex people from the territories new same sex marriage law. According to Out in Perth the changes were made so the bill would have a better chance of standing up to the federal government’s promised High Court challenge.

ACT Attorney General Simon Corbell had told the ABC that the government is following the advice of constitutional law experts and provisions for transgender people will be added at a later date.

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