Entry #5547: Right to change legal gender in Brazil

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RegionBrazil
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, no restrictions
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
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  • All information is correct, just adding sources "In March 2018, the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled that transgender people over the age of 18 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. For minors, the change can be made filing a lawsuit and with a permission of a legal guardian. "
  • All information is correct, just adding sources "In March 2018, the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled that transgender people over the age of 18 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. For minors, the change can be made filing a lawsuit and with a permission of a legal guardian. "
  • Newer law has been passed "They need doctors letter"


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Revision by Etlot

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NoteIn March 2019, 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.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.
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In March 2019, 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. 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 Etlot

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NoteIn 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.In March 2019, 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.
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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. 2019, 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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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.
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Not 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
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No http://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 DateNov 1, 2003Mar 1, 2018

Revision by danlev

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End DateMar 9, 2018(NONE)

Revision by Ausyk

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End DateAug 25, 2017Mar 9, 2018
NoteNot required since 2009.Not required since 2009. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Not required since 2009. Missing non binary options on documents.

Ausyk created this entry.