Elderly Dutchman Who Identifies as 20 Years Younger Demands Legal Recognition Like Transgender

Posted on November 8, 2018 7:48 am

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“Transgenders can now have their gender changed on their birth certificate, and in the same spirit there should be room for an age change.” An elderly Dutchman has launched a legal battle to be recognized as 20 years younger, arguing that he should be afforded the same right as a transgender person.  ​Emile Ratelband, a 69-year-old entrepreneur and self-help guru, has sued his local government after it refused to officially change his age to 49. He claims that his doctors tell him he has the…