Tag Archive | gender ID

Switzerland votes for same-sex marriage, eases gender ID change

Switzerland votes for same-sex marriage, eases gender ID change

Swiss lawmakers voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage and allow transgender people to change their legal gender by making a declaration, marking a major step forward for LGBT+ rights in the country, campaigners said. The gay marriage law is likely to be tested in a nationwide referendum next year, before it takes effect, but rights […]

Hungary: Gov’t proposes amendment using Christian gender roles

Hungary: Gov’t proposes amendment using Christian gender roles

(Reuters) – Hungary’s government proposed a constitutional amendment on Tuesday requiring children to be raised with a Christian interpretation of gender roles, as Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s ruling nationalists turn to anti-LGBT rhetoric to shore up support. The draft amendment submitted to parliament by Justice Minister Judit Varga declares that children must be guaranteed an […]

US: Court blocks ban on trans people changing sex on birth certs

US: Court blocks ban on trans people changing sex on birth certs

A federal court in the US state of Idaho has overturned a state-wide ban that stopped transgender people from changing the sex on their birth certificates to match their gender identity. Idaho Governor, Brad Little, looked set to face a legal battle, after he signed into law two controversial bills in March regarding the trans […]

Transgender couple in limbo as Hungary bans changes to identity papers

Transgender couple in limbo as Hungary bans changes to identity papers

For Hungarian transgender couple, Tamara Csillag and Elvira Angyal, life is on hold, their wedding postponed, and they are angry. Hungary last month banned people from changing their gender on identity documents, in a move LGBT+ advocates said was creating panic among transgender people, who feared an increase in discrimination and attacks.

Hungary: Parliament bans trans people from changing gender on IDs

Hungary: Parliament bans trans people from changing gender on IDs

Hungary’s parliament voted Tuesday to ban transgender people from changing their gender on identity documents, in a move that LGBT+ advocates said was creating panic among trans people, who feared an increase in discrimination and attacks. The legislature voted 133 to 57 to replace the Hungarian word ‘nem’, meaning sex or gender, with ‘sex at birth’ on […]