Tag: Transgendered

Grant v. the United Kingdom (European Court of Human Rights)

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Linda Grant, a 68-year-old post-operative male-to-female transsexual, complained about the lack of legal recognition of her change of sex and…

L. v. Lithuania (European Court of Human Rights)

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The case concerned the failure to introduce implementing legislation to enable a female to undergo sex reassignment surgery and change her…

van Kück v. Germany (European Court of Human Rights)

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The applicant complained about the alleged unfairness of German court proceedings concerning his claims for reimbursement of sex reassignment measures…

Schlumpf v. Switzerland (European Court of Human Rights)

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The case concerned the refusal by Max Schlumpf’s health insurers to pay the costs of his sex-change operation on the ground…

P.V. v. Spain (European Court of Human Rights)

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The case concerned a male-to-female transsexual who, prior to his sex reassignment, had had a son with his wife in 1998….

P. v. Portugal (European Court of Human Rights)

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At birth, the applicant was registered as male. On reaching adulthood, she underwent sex reassignment treatment followed by surgery. She…

Y. Y. v. Turkey (European Court of Human Rights)

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The case concerns the refusal of the domestic courts to authorise the applicant – a female – to undergo sex…

In Re Davis (USA)

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On October 30, 1999, Melanie Davis, then known as David Paul Summers, and Angela Summers  married in Brown County, Indiana….

Cossey v. the United Kingdom (European Court of Human Rights)

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In 1990, the European Court of Human Rights held that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect…

The Netherlands @hrw

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The Dutch Senate passed a new law to allow people to change the “gender” marker in their official identity papers…