Entry #2563: Right to change legal gender in Armenia

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RegionArmenia
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateApr 5, 1972
End Datenow
Descriptionthe Soviet 1972 law allowing legal sex change after undergoing sex reassignment surgery was never repealed
Sourceshttps://bigpicture.ru/ya-peredumala-istoriya-pervoj-operacii-po-smene-pola/ https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0


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Deleted by JuliaB. it's possible to change legal gender in armenia

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Legal, but requires surgery
Value SpecialAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Start Date(NONE)Apr 5, 1972
NoteArmenian trans people can legally change their names, though this is all they can do in their country the Soviet 1972 law allowing legal sex change after undergoing sex reassignment surgery was never repealed
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Armenian trans people can legally change their names, though this is all they can do in their country the Soviet 1972 law allowing legal sex change after undergoing sex reassignment surgery was never repealed
Sourceshttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/

https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0
https://bigpicture.ru/ya-peredumala-istoriya-pervoj-operacii-po-smene-pola/

https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0
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https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/ https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0 https://bigpicture.ru/ya-peredumala-istoriya-pervoj-operacii-po-smene-pola/ https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0

Revision by Canadianstudent03. Ilga (one of the best sources) mentions this

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Value SpecialN/AAmbiguous
NoteNo Laws in place. Armenian trans people can legally change their names, though this is all they can do in their country
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No Laws in place. Armenian trans people can legally change their names, though this is all they can do in their country
Sourceshttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/

https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0
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https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/ https://rainbow-europe.org/#8620/0/0

Revision by Samanthos. Status update

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Value SpecialAmbiguousN/A

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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ValueLegal, no restrictions(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteMissing non binary options on documents.No Laws in place.
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Missing non binary options on documents. No Laws in place.
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "You can change your legal gender, if you undergo sex reassignment surgery. "

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions
Start DateJan 1, 2017(NONE)
NoteConditions ambiguous.Missing non binary options on documents.
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Conditions ambiguous. Missing non binary options on documents.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Sex change is illegal in Armenia"

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Legal, but requires surgery
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
Start Date(NONE)Jan 1, 2017
NoteNo legal identity change.Conditions ambiguous.
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No legal identity change. Conditions ambiguous.
SourcesNohttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/
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No https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNoNo legal identity change.
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No legal identity change.

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteNot clear.No
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Not clear. No

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNoNot clear.
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No Not clear.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, no restrictionsIllegal

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ValueLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions

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NoteRequires sterilization.No
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Requires sterilization. No

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteNoRequires sterilization.
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No Requires sterilization.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegalLegal, but requires surgery

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
NoteRequires sterilization.No
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Requires sterilization. No

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Old Value New Value
ValueIllegalLegal, no restrictions
NoteNoRequires sterilization.
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No Requires sterilization.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
NoteRequires sterilization.No
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Requires sterilization. No

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions
NoteAccording to trans respect. requires pathologist. changing of gender marker not legal. Requires sterilization.
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According to trans respect. requires pathologist. changing of gender marker not legal. Requires sterilization.
Sourceshttp://transrespect.org/en/map/pathologization-requirement/No
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http://transrespect.org/en/map/pathologization-requirement/ No

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
NoteNoAccording to trans respect. requires pathologist. changing of gender marker not legal.
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No According to trans respect. requires pathologist. changing of gender marker not legal.
SourcesNohttp://transrespect.org/en/map/pathologization-requirement/
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No http://transrespect.org/en/map/pathologization-requirement/

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