Thomas Beatie speaks at his attorney's office, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in Phoenix. Maricopa County Family Court Judge Douglas Gerlach ruled, March 29, 2013, that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriages ... more 
Thomas Beatie speaks at his attorney's office, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in Phoenix. Maricopa County Family Court Judge Douglas Gerlach ruled, March 29, 2013, that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriages prevents Thomas Beatie's 9-year union from being recognized as valid. Beatie was born a woman and later underwent a double-mastectomy, and began testosterone hormone therapy and psychological treatment to become a man, but he retained female reproductive organs and gave birth to three children. Gerlach said he had no jurisdiction to approve a divorce because there's insufficient evidence that Beatie was a man when he married Nancy Beatie in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matt York
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 5:45 PM EDT