Entry #5547: Right to change legal gender in Brazil

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RegionBrazil
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, surgery not required
Start DateMar 1, 2018
End Datenow
DescriptionIn March 2018, the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled that transgender people have the right to change name and sex on their birth certificate without the need of sexual reassignment surgery or doctor letters. The change can be made at a notary's office now.
Sourceshttp://jota.info/justica/transexual-pode-alterar-regi http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=371085 https://www.washingtonblade.com/2018/03/03/brazil-transgender-groups-welcome-landmark-court-rulings/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/03/14/brazil-boosts-transgender-legal-recognition http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=371085 https://www.conjur.com.br/2018-ago-15/stf-define-tese-autorizando-pessoa-trans-mudar-nome-cirurgia https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/03/14/brazil-boosts-transgender-legal-recognition https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/internacional/en/brazil/2018/03/1958832-brazils-supreme-court-authorizes-gender-modification https://ultimosegundo.ig.com.br/brasil/2019-11-29/mudanca-de-genero-saiba-como-usar-o


Revision History (5)

Revision by danlev

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NoteNot required since 2009. Missing non binary options on documents.In March 2018, the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled that transgender people have the right to change name and sex on their birth certificate without the need of sexual reassignment surgery or doctor letters. The change can be made at a notary's office now.

Revision by danlev

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SourcesNohttp://jota.info/justica/transexual-pode-alterar-regi http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=371085 https://www.washingtonblade.com/2018/03/03/brazil-transgender-groups-welcome-landmark-court-rulings/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/03/14/brazil-boosts-transgender-legal-recognition http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=371085 https://www.conjur.com.br/2018-ago-15/stf-define-tese-autorizando-pessoa-trans-mudar-nome-cirurgia https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/03/14/brazil-boosts-transgender-legal-recognition https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/internacional/en/brazil/2018/03/1958832-brazils-supreme-court-authorizes-gender-modification https://ultimosegundo.ig.com.br/brasil/2019-11-29/mudanca-de-genero-saiba-como-usar-o

Revision by danlev

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Start Date2003-11-012018-03-01

Revision by danlev

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End Date2018-03-099999-12-12

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2017-08-252018-03-09
NoteNot required since 2009.Not required since 2009. Missing non binary options on documents.

Ausyk created this entry.