A 69-Year-Old Man Who Identifies As A 49-Year-Old, Wants Courts To Change His Age So He Can Meet More Women On Tinder

November 8, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Story

A 69-Year-Old Man Who Identifies As A 49-Year-Old, Wants Courts To Change His Age So He Can Meet More Women On Tinder

A 69-year-old Tinder user is asking the court to change his age because “he identifies” as a 49-year-old.

Emile Ratelband says if transgender people are legally allowed to change sex, he should be allowed to give himself a new age. He argues that he doesn’t get any messages when he lists his real age on Tinder. Although he says he feels 20 years younger, and doctors have told him that he has the body of a 45-year-old, his application was refused by his local authorities.

The pensioner was born on March 11, 1949, but says he feels at least 20 years younger and wants to change his birth date to March 11, 1969.

Mr Ratelband said: “I have done a check-up and what does it show? My biological age is 45 years. When I’m 69, I am limited. If I’m 49, then I can buy a new house, drive a different car. I can take up more work.

“When I’m on Tinder and it say I’m 69, I don’t get an answer. When I’m 49, with the face I have, I will be in a luxurious position.

“Transgenders can now have their gender changed on their birth certificate, and in the same spirit there should be room for an age change.”

The Dutchman said he is discriminated against because of his age, and that he encounters problems in society on a daily basis. He complains that companies are reluctant to hire someone the age of a pensioner as a consultant.