The administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm has in a verdict from 19 Dec 2012 found the requirement of sterilization in legal gender recognition as unlawful and violating the European Convention on Human Rights.
Berlin, 09 December 2014
Sonny (Gerritson Noel) Angila from Groningen, Netherlands died this Tuesday, Dec 2, after having been strangled in a fight at home last Sunday (Nov 30). Sonny was originally from Brazil or the Dutch Antiles and was 31 years old when she died, according to TGEU Steering Committee member Vreer Verkerke.
On Tuesday 9 December, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU Institutions on transgender rights. Registration is now open.
TGEU Press Statement
29 October 2014
(as approved by the General Assembly on May 3rd 2014)
The TGEU Strategy 2014 – 2016 (2018) aims at
defining goals and strategic objectives of TGEU, provide guidance for TGEU's work, provide areas of work for TGEU's annual work plan.
Today, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks published a Human Rights comment LGBTI children have the right to safety and equality. The Commissioner is concerned about the high levels of bullying and harassment LGBTI children face and stresses that all children have the right to be free from violence.
Focusing on trans and intersex minors he points out their right to self-determination:
Find here the amendments of Danish Act regulating the granting of a new gendered social security number to trans people in English.
The translation has been kindly provided by Nick Kristensen of Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab.