Entry #4111: Right to change legal gender in Nigeria

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RegionNigeria
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionLegally no way to change gender, crossdressing is illegal in 12 states in northern Nigeria.
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


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Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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NoteLegally no way to change gender, crossdressing is illegal in 12 states in northern Nigeria Legally no way to change gender, crossdressing is illegal in 12 states in northern Nigeria.
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Legally no way to change gender, crossdressing is illegal in 12 states in northern Nigeria Nigeria.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteUnknown.Legally no way to change gender, crossdressing is illegal in 12 states in northern Nigeria
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Unknown. Legally no way to change gender, crossdressing is illegal in 12 states in northern Nigeria

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteA woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents. Unknown.
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A woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents. Unknown.
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  • Status is not correct "The source cited says it is impossible to be legally sex-reassigned "

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, surgery not required(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteA woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents.A woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents.
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A woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents.

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteA woman came back to work after a sex change.A woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents.
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A woman came back to work after a sex change. Missing non binary options on documents.

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteA man came back to work after a sex change.A woman came back to work after a sex change.
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A man came back to work after a sex change. woman came back to work after a sex change.

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Legal, surgery not required
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteNot possible to change documents.A man came back to work after a sex change.
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Not possible to change documents. A man came back to work after a sex change.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNot possible.Not possible to change documents.
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Not possible. possible to change documents.

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteNot possible to change documents.Not possible.
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Not possible to change documents. possible.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, but requires surgery(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

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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
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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://www.forktip.com/lgbt-couple-safety-worldwide

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Legal, but requires surgery
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteNot possible.Not possible to change documents.
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Not possible. possible to change documents.

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ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteConsidered that homosexuality is illegal. most likely this is illegal too. lgbt topics and people are taboo.Not possible.
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Considered that homosexuality is illegal. most likely this is illegal too. lgbt topics and people are taboo. Not possible.
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

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ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

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NoteNoConsidered that homosexuality is illegal. most likely this is illegal too. lgbt topics and people are taboo.
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No Considered that homosexuality is illegal. most likely this is illegal too. lgbt topics and people are taboo.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
NoteRequires sterilization as well No
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Requires sterilization as well No
Sourcestransrespect.org No
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transrespect.org No

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
NoteNoRequires sterilization as well
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No Requires sterilization as well
SourcesNotransrespect.org
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No transrespect.org

Ausyk created this entry.