Entry #2716: Right to change legal gender in Myanmar

Current Version

RegionMyanmar
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionMyanmar does not allow individuals to change the gender assigned to them at birth.
Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/feb/02/myanmar-transgender-people-lgbt-colors-rainbow-equality


Revision History (15)

Revision by beeurd

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NoteNationwideMyanmar does not allow individuals to change the gender assigned to them at birth.
Sources https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/feb/02/myanmar-transgender-people-lgbt-colors-rainbow-equalityhttps://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/feb/02/myanmar-transgender-people-lgbt-colors-rainbow-equality

Revision by bubblyara

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteNo laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.Nationwide
Sourceshttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/ https://www.forktip.com/lgbt-couple-safety-worldwide https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/feb/02/myanmar-transgender-people-lgbt-colors-rainbow-equality

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteUnknown.No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteNot preformed in the country.Unknown.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, surgery not required
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, surgery not required
Value Specialambiguous
NoteNot legally possible.Not preformed in the country.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Not legal and not recognized"

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteImpossible to change gender on documents. Not legally possible.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
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://www.forktip.com/lgbt-couple-safety-worldwide

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteImpossible.Impossible to change gender on documents.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
Noteunknown.Impossible.
SourcesNohttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, surgery not required
Value Specialambiguous
Notethey don't provide sex change there. unknown.
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/2015/08/31/how-lgbt-burmese-see-themselves-plus-singapore-indonesia/No

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegalLegal, surgery not required
NoteNothey don't provide sex change there.
SourcesNohttps://76crimes.com/2015/08/31/how-lgbt-burmese-see-themselves-plus-singapore-indonesia/

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Notethey don't provide sex change there. No
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/2015/08/31/how-lgbt-burmese-see-themselves-plus-singapore-indonesia/No

Ausyk created this entry.