Entry #13368: Gender-affirming care in France

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RegionFrance
IssueGender-affirming care
StatusRestricted
Start DateJan 1, 1920
End DateJan 1, 1975
DescriptionFrance banned gender reassignment surgeries on people who were not intersex until 1975. However, hormones were accessible without a prescription. Trans people would often go to Germany or Morocco to get reassignment surgeries.
Sourceshttps://www.memoire-sexualites.org/chronologie-mouvement-trans/ https://web.archive.org/web/20060428021447/http://www.symposion.com/ijt/cauldwell/cauldwell_01.htm


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edited by Notdog1996. Adding relevant context and sources

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueLegal, but restricted for minorsRestricted
Start Date1979Jan 1, 1920
End Date2000Jan 1, 1975
DescriptionIn 1979, France adopted the ICD-9 classification, which included codes allowing for the diagnosis of transsexualism in adults.France banned gender reassignment surgeries on people who were not intersex until 1975. However, hormones were accessible without a prescription.

Trans people would often go to Germany or Morocco to get reassignment surgeries.
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In 1979, France adopted the ICD-9 classification, which included codes allowing for the diagnosis of transsexualism in adults. banned gender reassignment surgeries on people who were not intersex until 1975. However, hormones were accessible without a prescription. Trans people would often go to Germany or Morocco to get reassignment surgeries.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliesthttps://www.memoire-sexualites.org/chronologie-mouvement-trans/
https://web.archive.org/web/20060428021447/http://www.symposion.com/ijt/cauldwell/cauldwell_01.htm
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest https://www.memoire-sexualites.org/chronologie-mouvement-trans/ https://web.archive.org/web/20060428021447/http://www.symposion.com/ijt/cauldwell/cauldwell_01.htm

created by JuliaB

Original entry
StatusLegal, but restricted for minors
Start Date1979
End Date2000
DescriptionIn 1979, France adopted the ICD-9 classification, which included codes allowing for the diagnosis of transsexualism in adults.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest