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October 21, 2016

French Law Removes the Surgical Requirement for Legal Gender Recognition

French Law Removes the Surgical Requirement for Legal Gender Recognition

Last week the French National Assembly passed legislation removing the surgical requirement for people who want to change their gender on official documents. This legislative change reflects a growing understanding among lawmakers that every person’s gender transition is different and gender marker changes should not require private medical information. 

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