Father in law? The strange case of the male mother

Freddy McConnell, a โ€œtrans manโ€ who became pregnant and gave birth, but legally became a man when the child was born, has been pursuing a legal challenge against the General Register Office as the administrator of the registration of births and deaths in England and Wales. This week he lost at the Court of Appeal in an attempt to be registered on the childโ€™s birth certificate as the child’s father.