Citizenship and Immigration Canada has removed the requirement for proof of sex reassignment surgery (SRS) to support an applicant’s request to change the sex designation on a citizenship certificate, such as a passport.
Philly history was made last night when Lou Cutler, 33, was crowned the very first transgender Mr. Gay Philadelphia. He took the crown and sash in the wee hours of the morning at a competition at Field House.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare has decided to allow people to change their legal gender without seeking any medical interventions, including psychiatric evaluation.
For the first time, both members of a same-sex couple in Israel have been listed as a baby’s biological parents.
Last week, Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 2093, making Oregon just one of a handful of U.S. states to remove the surgery requirement imposed on transgender people seeking an accurate birth certificate.
The U.S. Social Security Administration has revised its policy around changing one’s gender marker on a Social Security card, removing the requirement for sex reassignment surgery.
Transgender citizens in Thailand can now wear their choice of clothes when being photographed for their national identification cards in Bangkok district offices.
The D.C. Council’s Judiciary Committee is preparing to pass legislation that would make it easier for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates reflecting their true gender.
A student at Middleborough High School in Massachusetts became the town’s first transgender prom queen on Tuesday.
The cities of Calgary and Edmonton are set to recognize transgender people in Alberta with two upcoming events.