On 28 July , Naha Family Court in Okinawa Prefecture returned a verdict to a transsexual woman in her 20s, allowing her family registry record or koseki to be amended as she was born a female. State to pay for inmate's sex change By either method, Oregon Vital Records will change the recorded sex of a registrant person named on an Oregon birth record if the proper documents and fees are submitted. If the birth record is for a child under the age of 18, then a parent named on the birth record, the legal guardian, or the parent who has sole legal custody of the child may sign the request to change the birth certificate name. One study found that Chinese parents report 0. The state's Department of Correction said Michelle Kosilek, previously known as Robert, who is serving a life sentence without parole for murdering his wife in , has a gender identity disorder. The order form will provide the mailing address and information on how to pay the fee. The psychiatrist testified that "he has both male and female sex organs, but was genetically female, and that since his body secreted male hormones, his female organs did not develop normally. A sealed file number will be added, and all documents related to change of sex will be placed in the sealed file. The court may order a legal change of sex and enter the judgment in the same manner as that provided for a change of name of a person under ORS According to Francis Cohen, the lead counsel of Kosilek's initial lawsuit, Kosilek did not receive any treatment for her disorder from to , even though she had repeatedly asked the prison for help. Since the s, however, it has been approved in most of the cases. The Court said that if the man, now anatomically a female, were to be allowed to legally change his sex it would have "serious and wide-ranging legal and public policy consequences," citing the institution of marriage in particular. Original certified copy of the court order showing the original seal and signature of the court clerk. No footnote documenting the change in sex will be added to the new birth record. Wolf ruled that sex reassignment surgery is the "only adequate treatment" for Kosilek, and "that there is no less intrusive means to correct the prolonged violation of Kosilek's Eighth Amendment right to adequate medical care.