A leading Canadian case about a father fighting to stop doctors from turning his girl into a boy.
In the 2018-2020 case known as AB vs CD, the child of two divorced parents pursued hormone therapy without the consent of the father. Carey Linde represented the father to defend his right to make decisions about a life-altering medical treatment that the child might later regret. This case highlights the evolving laws of consent and the rights of separated parents.
Court Judgments and Orders
Marzari Protection order: Vacated entirely by the Court of Appeal.
First Orders: Reasons for Judgment – The Honourable Mr. Justice Bowden
Oral Reasons for Judgment – The Honourable Madam Justice Marzari
Interviews with the Father or Carey Linde
Video: Frank Vaughan Interview – April 2020
“The Father Who Cannot Speak His Own Name”
Running Time: 43 min
April 26, 2019
Running Time: 13 min
Video: Father Of Transgender Daughter Now Facing JAIL TIME For Interviews About Child’s Hormone Treatment!!
Mar 12, 2020
Article: Father of trans-identified teen, Christian broadcaster facing charges for defying court order
Mar 12, 2020
Article (Vancouver Sun):
Father of trans B.C. teen gives U.S. outlet an interview despite court ban
March 2, 2020
Medical Documents and Father’s Complaint Against Child Psychologist
Letter to Child’s Father from BC Children’s Hospital
On December 1, 2018, the father received a letter stating that a British Columbia minor may give effective consent if his provider (the hospital) is satisfied that the child understands the nature, consequences, benefts, and risks of the proposed hormone therapy.