Entry #13316: Gender-affirming care in Bulgaria

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RegionBulgaria
IssueGender-affirming care
StatusRestricted
Start DateJan 1, 2005
End Date(none)
DescriptionEven though it is technically legal for adults with a prescription due to the lack of availability of gender affirming care, any form of do-it-yourself HRT being illegal and the unclear legal status of sterilisation it is restricted.
Sourceshttps://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2017/mapping-minimum-age-requirements-concerning-rights-child-eu/access-transgender-hormone-therapy
https://www.speakactchange.org/2019/05/28/how-it-is-to-be-a-transgender-person-in-bulgaria/
https://www.edf-feph.org/bulgaria-forced-sterilization/


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edited by fem_enby_queen_07769. This entry did not reflect the current nature of getting gender affirming care in Bulgaria.

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ValueLegalRestricted
DescriptionIn 2005, Bulgaria adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.Even though it is technically legal for adults with a prescription due to the lack of availability of gender affirming care, any form of do-it-yourself HRT being illegal and the unclear legal status of sterilisation it is restricted.
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In 2005, Bulgaria adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition. Even though it is technically legal for adults with a prescription due to the lack of availability of gender affirming care, any form of do-it-yourself HRT being illegal and the unclear legal status of sterilisation it is restricted.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliesthttps://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2017/mapping-minimum-age-requirements-concerning-rights-child-eu/access-transgender-hormone-therapy
https://www.speakactchange.org/2019/05/28/how-it-is-to-be-a-transgender-person-in-bulgaria/
https://www.edf-feph.org/bulgaria-forced-sterilization/
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest https://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2017/mapping-minimum-age-requirements-concerning-rights-child-eu/access-transgender-hormone-therapy https://www.speakactchange.org/2019/05/28/how-it-is-to-be-a-transgender-person-in-bulgaria/ https://www.edf-feph.org/bulgaria-forced-sterilization/

created by JuliaB

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start Date2005
End Date(none)
DescriptionIn 2005, Bulgaria adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest