Entry #193: Right to change legal gender in Japan

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionJapan
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start Date2008
End Datenow
DescriptionTransgender citizens have the option to legally change their gender only after undergoing sex-reassignment surgery.
Sourceshttp://www.globalrights.org/site/DocServer/Shadow_Report_Japan.pdf
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