Entry #635: Right to change legal gender in Norway

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RegionNorway
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start Datepast
End DateJul 1, 2016
DescriptionChanging the gender status was legal, but required gender-reaffirming surgery.
Sourceshttp://www.hbrs.no/?module=articles;action=articlefolder.publicopenfolder;id=182


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Revision by Samanthos

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Same-sex marriage was legal, but required surgery. Changing the gender status was legal, but required gender-reaffirming surgery.

Revision by danlev

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Reports (49)
  • Note field is incorrect "Same sex marriage required surgery? fairly sure this is a mistype"
  • Other "Surgery for same-sex marriage? Looks like a typo! "
  • Status is not correct "Surgery has never been a requirement for same sex marriage, I believe there is a typo and meant to say changing legal gender"
  • Status is not correct "You dont need surgery"
  • Status is not correct "Surgery is not required anymore"
  • Status is not correct "this was removed in 2017. you can change your legal gender in norway without having had sex reassignment surgeries"
  • Status is not correct "Legal"
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Status is not correct "You don’t need surgery to change gender in Norway "
  • Status is not correct "Can change without surgery."
  • Status is not correct "Surgery is not required."
  • Status is not correct "surgery is not required "
  • Status is not correct "https://tgeu.org/norwegian-law-amending-the-legal-gender/ https://tgeu.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Prop74LEng.pdf"
  • Newer law has been passed " Since July 2016, all Norwegian citizens can change legal gender, regardless of diagnosis and treatment."
  • Note field is incorrect "What has Finland to di with Norway. Two different countries. "
  • Status is not correct "It has been legal since 1. July 2016"
  • Date is incorrect "Iegal since 1. July 2016"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "Norway has allowed children as young as six to change their sex online without any medical certificate since 2016."
  • Status is not correct "It is only required a form be filled out to legally change gender, and for children that it is acknowledged by the parents/guardians. "
  • Newer law has been passed "Back in 2016 new law was passed that made trans people not need to get surgery to legally change their gender. But you have to be over the age of 16 to get it changed."
  • Status is not correct "New 2018 law allows for legal sex change without surgery."
  • Status is not correct "These days, you can change legal gender without surgery, as soon as you are of age."
  • Status is not correct "anyone can change gender without any changes"
  • Newer law has been passed "Legal, does not require surgery. "
  • Status is not correct "As of July 1st 2016, legal gender in Norway no longer requires any surgery or clinical diagnosis. Anyone can change their publicly registered legal gender."
  • Newer law has been passed "Your information is old and wrong. New law 1 July 2016: Lov om endring av juridisk kjønn https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2016-06-17-46?q=endring%20juridisk%20kj%C3%B8nn "
  • Status is not correct "trans people in norway are allowed to change their gender without any psychological evaluation or medical procedures "
  • Newer law has been passed "Surgery not required anymore, all that is needed is filling out a form."
  • Status is not correct "It is by now legal to change your gender without surgery, medical or psychological input"
  • Status is not correct "1st of July 2017 the law was changed. You can now alter your legal gender without surgery or hormones. https://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/i/mJpkp/490-har-faatt-nytt-kjoenn-fra-staten"
  • Status is not correct "Legal, no surgery required since 2016. Source: https://helsenorge.no/rettigheter/endring-av-juridisk-kjonn"
  • Status is not correct "The updated status is correct. Suregry not needed."
  • Status is not correct "After July 1st in 2016 can Norway people change their gender without surgery. https://apnews.com/e3a47529772c4385970fbcd276c4f42d/norwegians-now-can-change-genders-legally-mouse-click "
  • Status is not correct "You can change your gender without surgery https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Norway#Gender_identity.2Fexpression"
  • Status is not correct
  • Newer law has been passed "On 18 March 2016, the Government introduced a bill to allow legal gender change without any form of psychiatric or psychological evaluation, diagnosis or any kind of medical intervention, by people aged at least 16. Minors aged between 6 and 16 also could have that possibility with parental consent."
  • Status is not correct "As of july 1st 2016, this was changed. Current situation is that gender-change does not need medical recogition or operations."
  • Status is not correct
  • Newer law has been passed "A law was passed in 6 of June, that enables trans people to legally change their gender with just one form."
  • Newer law has been passed "A new law has taken effect in Norway june 6, enabling trans people to legally change their gender with just one form."
  • Status is not correct "As of 2015, it is legal to change gender without need of surgery"
  • Newer law has been passed "You can now change your legal gender without any kind of medical treatment, surgery or forced sterilisation in norway. https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2016-06-17-46 https://helsenorge.no/rettigheter/endring-av-juridisk-kjonn"
  • Newer law has been passed "Legal. Does not requires surgery anymore. Source: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2016-06-17-46 (Norwegian law)"
  • Newer law has been passed "As of 2016, surgery is no longer necessary - everyone over the age of 16 may change their legal gender without consent from their parents"
  • Newer law has been passed "http://www.thelocal.no/20160515/tick-here-please-changing-gender-in-norway-gets-easier You now don't need surgery to change gender."
  • Newer law has been passed "From July 1, 2016, surgery is not required in order to change legal gender in Norway. "
  • Newer law has been passed "Since July 1st 2016, surgery is no longer a requirement to change legal gender. (Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Norway#Gender_recognition and https://www.amnesty.org/en/press-releases/2016/03/norway-historic-breakthrough-for-transgender-rights/ )"
  • Newer law has been passed "esty.org/en/pre"

James created this entry.