It’s not like divorce isn’t difficult enough to go through, but imagine you are a transgender woman and a court official adds a sticky note on your divorce papers, saying the following?
“Colin it’s right! Man — changed his name to woman’s name — statutory declaration attached! Takes all sorts!”
Since it’s Scotland, the likely result will be a single apology, and no real action taken to fix the issue. It’s not only disheartening, it’s scary when people in the government decide to score “points” off your gender. Hey Scotland, 1970 called, it wants its bigotry back…
Becky Kent, Scottish Transgender Woman, Receives Offensive Note With Divorce Papers.