Entry #1790: Right to change legal gender in Kuwait

Current Version

RegionKuwait
IssueRight to change legal gender
Statusna
Start Date2022
End Datenow
DescriptionThere are no laws criminalizing transgender people, but they are still not allowed to change their legal gender.
Sourceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/16/world/middleeast/kuwait-overturns-transgender-law.amp.html
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed


Revision History (7)

Revision by Samanthos. description adjusted

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NoteNo law criminalizing transgenders, but Transgender people are still not legally allowed to change legal gender.There are no laws criminalizing transgender people, but they are still not allowed to change their legal gender.
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No law criminalizing transgenders, but Transgender people are still not legally allowed to change legal gender. There are no laws criminalizing transgender people, but they are still not allowed to change their legal gender.

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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Start Date20212022

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)N/A

Revision by omalpau

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Start Date(NONE)2021

Revision by omalpau

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Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NotePeople in Kuwaiti cannot legally change their gender.No law criminalizing transgenders, but Transgender people are still not legally allowed to change legal gender.
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People in Kuwaiti cannot legally change their gender. No law criminalizing transgenders, but Transgender people are still not legally allowed to change legal gender.
Sourcesthe kuwaits hospitalshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/16/world/middleeast/kuwait-overturns-transgender-law.amp.html
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the kuwaits hospitals https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/16/world/middleeast/kuwait-overturns-transgender-law.amp.html

Revision by danlev

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Notekuwaiti people can not transgender People in Kuwaiti cannot legally change their gender.
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kuwaiti people can not transgender People in Kuwaiti cannot legally change their gender.
Reports (4)
  • Status is not correct
  • Other "If there is human rights in Kuwait just let the people be themselves committing suicide because they can’t tell anyone that they are homosexuals how can people live like this arresting them and thinking that they will suddenly change no! It will let them think that they can’t be who they are and then they start questioning themselves until they are tired of being alive "
  • Status is not correct "Changing gender illegal "
  • Status is not correct "With medical proof of the eligibility of the need to change , it could be done legally "

billyjames created this entry.