Entry #1941: Right to change legal gender in Panama

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RegionPanama
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateJul 31, 2006
End Datenow
DescriptionTransgender persons can change their legal gender and name after completion of medical intervention since 2006. They need to undergo a visual inspection of their genitals by a doctor to get the change granted, which can be difficult and humiliating.
Sourceshttp://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Transexuales-panamenos-tramitan-cedulas-mujer_0_3518648160.html http://docs.panama.justia.com/federales/leyes/31-de-2006-jul-31-2006.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/07/21/panamas-gender-based-lockdown-and-resilience-transgender-activism


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Revision by Notdog1996

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NoteTransgender persons can change their legal gender and name after completion of medical intervention since 2006.Transgender persons can change their legal gender and name after completion of medical intervention since 2006. They need to undergo a visual inspection of their genitals by a doctor to get the change granted, which can be difficult and humiliating.
Sourceshttp://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Transexuales-panamenos-tramitan-cedulas-mujer_0_3518648160.html http://docs.panama.justia.com/federales/leyes/31-de-2006-jul-31-2006.pdfhttp://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Transexuales-panamenos-tramitan-cedulas-mujer_0_3518648160.html http://docs.panama.justia.com/federales/leyes/31-de-2006-jul-31-2006.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/07/21/panamas-gender-based-lockdown-and-resilience-transgender-activism

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