Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Justus Eisfeld, Transsexual Graduate, To Get New Dutch Diploma

The Huffington Post
11/30/10 12:27 PM AP

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A transsexual former student has won a battle to be granted a replacement graduation diploma with his new name and gender printed on it, the University of Amsterdam said Tuesday.
Justus Eisfeld will get a new diploma after Education Minister Marja van Bijsterveldt said a law barring universities from issuing replacement diplomas was "interpreted too strictly," university spokesman Paul Helbing said, adding the university is "very happy" to be able to issue the replacement diploma.

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