1965 in LGBT Rights

In 1965, there were 2 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 10 changes made and 22 in the following year. A total of 118 legal changes were made in the 1960s.

  • August 9
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, surgery not required.
    According to transrespect.org
  • Right to change legal gender becomes illegal.
    A trans individual does not currently have the right to change their legal gender. A recent court ruling in favour of allowing trans women to wear female clothing was overturned by a federal court. The date reference is the date Singapore separated from Malaysia, making it the country it is today.