Entry #1237: Right to change legal gender in India

Original entry by vviet93 vviet93 ()

RegionIndia
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateApr 15, 2014
End Datenow
DescriptionThe Supreme Court of india recognized a third gender that transgender persons can choose to identify themselves in official documents. However, this third gender is very different from what we normally think of a gender-queer individual
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/15/india-recognises-transgender-people-third-gender


2 Revisions

2. Revision #522 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
NoteThe Supreme Court of india recognized a third gender that transgender persons can choose to identify themselves in official documents. However, this third gender is very different from what we normally think of a gender-queer individualThe Supreme Court of india recognized a third gender that transgendered persons can choose to identify themselves in official documents.
1. Revision #61 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
ValueLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
NoteThe Supreme Court of india recognized a third gender that transgendered persons can choose to identify themselves in official documents.The Supreme Court of india recognized a third gender that transgendered person can choose to identify themselves in official documents.