Entry #1214: Right to change legal gender in Taiwan

Current Version

RegionTaiwan
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateDec 9, 2013
End Datenow
DescriptionStill the same as before, it requires psychiatric evaluations and sexual reassignment surgeries for an individual's gender identity to be recognized.
Sourceshttp://www.gaystarnews.com/article/taiwan-rejects-progressive-trans-policy151214
Reports (3)
  • Newer law has been passed "Law passed in 2021 removing the necessity for surgery to change gender identity."
  • Status is not correct "The linked source doesn't say that it doesn't require surgery, so that's an incorrect interpretation of that page"
  • Status is not correct "Since January 2015, transgender persons in Taiwan no longer have to undergo surgery to change their legal gender. https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/taiwan-allow-gender-change-without-surgery-month251214/"


Revision History (1)

Revision by vviet93

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NoteTransgender persons can now change their legal gender without having had sexual reassignment surgeries.Still the same as before, it requires psychiatric evaluations and sexual reassignment surgeries for an individual's gender identity to be recognized.
Sourceshttp://www.gaystarnews.com/article/taiwan-allows-legal-gender-changes-without-transitioning091213http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/taiwan-rejects-progressive-trans-policy151214

vviet93 created this entry.