Hong Kong authorities say transgender people have to follow the gender displayed on their identity cards when using public toilets. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong authorities say transgender people have to follow the gender displayed on their identity cards when using public toilets. Photo: Shutterstock

Transgender man fears prosecution every time he accesses public toilet, Hong Kong court hears in legal challenge over use of medical certificate

  • Transgender man ‘K’ avoids going to male public toilets, thinking he may face prosecution because of female gender displayed on his identity card, court hears
  • He wants government to let him access male public toilets by recognising his medical certificate, which points to his gender dysphoria

Hong Kong authorities say transgender people have to follow the gender displayed on their identity cards when using public toilets. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong authorities say transgender people have to follow the gender displayed on their identity cards when using public toilets. Photo: Shutterstock
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