Germany has Approved Plans to Legally Recognise a Third Gender

 | 
08/15/2018

Germany’s government has approved plans to introduce a third gender on official forms. In November, the highest court in the country ruled in favour of an intersex person and ordered the Parliament to legally recognise a third gender from birth or remove gender from documents. Germany was the first European nation to introduce the option for parents to select a blank option on birth forms, rather than ‘male’ or ‘female,’ taking the leap in 2013.

Regions: ,

Share this:

Latest Global News

Added on: 05/24/2024
05/23/2024
Her message? “Don’t be weak and gay.” In turn, the response on social media was strong and decidedly gay. Valentina Gomez, one of eight Republican …
Added on: 05/24/2024
05/23/2024
PRISTINA, May 23 (Reuters) – In a Pristina apartment, gay actors laugh and cry their way through rehearsals for a play lampooning homophobic politicians …
Added on: 05/24/2024
05/23/2024
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia’s parliament is proposing changes to its broadcast law that would ban investigative journalism and LGBT content, sparking criticism from civil …

Explore LGBTQ+ Issues

Other News from ,

Added on: 05/24/2024
PRISTINA, May 23 (Reuters) – In a Pristina apartment, gay actors laugh and cry their way through rehearsals for a play lampooning homophobic politicians …
Added on: 05/23/2024
When far-right “outsider” Javier Milei was elected Argentina’s president in November, hard-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was the first European leader to congratulate …
Added on: 05/21/2024
The United Kingdom is continuing its attempt to make gender-affirming healthcare less accessible for transgender people by forcing Google’s search engine to remove any …