The World Health Assembly approved the newest update to the International Classification of Diseases, which depsychopathologises trans and gender diverse people.
Mazen Masoud is a human rights activist from Libya who now lives in Bologna, Italy as a refugee. He is an intersex, trans and black person fighting racism.
I am Mazen, a Libyan refugee living in Italy since three years. I was born intersex, my family has chosen a female name for me. So this was the first episode of discrimination against me.
I have tried so much with other activists to change our culture in Libya, so all LGBTI people could live safely without discrimination or the risk of losing their lives.
Although the applicant X had gender reassignment surgeries abroad, the Ministry of Justice in Macedonia rejected his applications to alter the gender marker in the birth register.
It is the first transgender discrimination case decided under that procedure.
On 15 August, the German Federal Government adopted a draft bill on a third gender option. This bill is a missed opportunity to recognize the right to self-determination of trans, intersex and all gender-diverse people.
ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe have been informed that the Serbian Parliament is about to reform the law on Registry Books, with major implications for trans people.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced yesterday (18 June 2018) the completion of the ICD-11 and deleted all trans-related categories from the ICD Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders.
On 21 March 2018, the Swedish Parliament took a historic decision that trans people who were forcibly sterilised (between 1972 and 2013) should be paid compensation.
The Greek parliament has voted to approve legislation on legal gender recognition in a plenary vote today (10 October 2017).
The French parliament has voted to introduce a legal gender recognition procedure that is free from sterilisation and medicalisation.