Entry #2029: Right to change legal gender in Ecuador

Original entry by ryanbynes ryanbynes ()

RegionEcuador
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, surgery not required
Start DateFeb 4, 2016
End Datenow
DescriptionSince 2016, transgender persons are allowed to change their birth name and gender identity (instead of the sex assigned at birth) on legal documents.
Sourceshttp://www.asambleanacional.gob.ec/es/system/files/ro_ley_organica_de_gestion_de_la_identidad_y_datos_civiles_ro_684_2do_supl_04-02-2015.pdf http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Ecuadorean-Lawmakers-Approve-New-Gender-Identity-Law-20151211-0001.html
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